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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of emancipate.

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Examples

  • "It is these forces among others which will speed the day when humanity emancipates itself from the mind-forged manacles of servility and superstition."

    Deepak Chopra: The Atheist's Mistake

  • As a result, Abraham emancipates Hagar and Ishmael and sends them away as freed slaves.

    Sarah/Sarai: Bible.

  • It is unconscionable to be at this juncture and not go all the way to establishing a system that emancipates humanity from the tyranny of our nation's for-profit health care system.

    Now, Let's Get the Health Care Job Done!

  • Your tenement and job remind me of another young woman: Francie Noln in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn; she gets a job in a Manhattan newspaper clipping service and emancipates herself in the process!

    I scan 2 photographs from the 1970s.

  • This emancipates the creative energies of the people.

    'This Is A Real Renaissance'

  • It literally unlocks the prejudice of so many people, and emancipates them from the dungeon of partial judgment.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • GRACE: You mean, like when a child emancipates itself?

    CNN Transcript Feb 27, 2007

  • Rule of Law emancipates man; and its exceptions are the gaps left by his ignorance.

    The Kasidah of Haji Abdu El-Yezdi

  • In fact, rights are nothing other than the fundamental passions, experienced by all men, to which the new science appeals and which it emancipates from the constraints imposed on them by specious reasoning and fear of divine punishment.

    THE CLOSING OF THE AMERICAN MIND

  • Therefore, if he emancipates himself from thinking only of Afrikaners and thinks of whites, he will be assured of 75% of white voters.

    TIME, February 26, 1990. Interview with Mandela

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