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  • n. Plural form of emancipation.

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Examples

  • In the summer of 2010, I had the great privilege of participating in a roundtable discussion in New York City, organized by the national nonprofit, Step Up Women's Network www.suwn.org and Bayer Healthcare to examine that most fundamental of female emancipations: reproductive freedom.

    Jane D. Wurwand: Do More, and Do It Now

  • They impress, they horrify, they break through the psychological shielding of readers to make people feel a passionate need to make things right -- even centuries after the various emancipations of African slaves, and abolitions of slavery in different nations.

    EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Gord Sellar

  • How many more emancipations, big and small, can we help achieve?

    Marty Favor: Waiting for the Word of Freedom

  • Can we really be radical – can this whole writing-through-our-lives thing be meaningful beyond our own little personal emancipations – if that ‘we’ is a collectivity that is defined by privilege?

    The Mom in the Mirror | Her Bad Mother

  • The right to vote, a 20th-century conquest, was only one delayed step in a series of legal emancipations, which created a new legal personality for women.24

    A History of American Law

  • By 1820, South Carolina cut off all emancipations except by will, and only as a reward for meritorious service.

    A History of American Law

  • Can we really be radical - can this whole writing-through-our-lives thing be meaningful beyond our own little personal emancipations - if that 'we' is a collectivity that is defined by privilege?

    Archive 2007-03-11

  • Rodbertus, one of the greatest national economists of Germany, confesses this truth when he writes: Not individualism, but socialism closes the series of emancipations which began with the Reformation.

    The Social Order Before and After the Protestant Reformation

  • It's very, very, very important that people realize that the emancipation from religion is the condition for all other emancipations, whether it's womens rights, life expectancy, clean water, political party multiplicity, free press, any of these things.

    CNN Transcript Jun 22, 2007

  • The emancipations of slaves and of women owed much to charismatic leaders.

    The God Delusion

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