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- n. release from slavery, freedom, the act of manumitting
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of manumitting, or of liberating a slave from bondage.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Liberation from slavery, bondage, or restraint; a setting free; emancipation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the formal act of freeing from slavery
From the past participle stem of Latin manumittere. (Wiktionary)