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  • adj. Of or pertaining to emancipation or to an emancipator.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to emancipation, or tending to effect emancipation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining or relating to emancipation; favoring or giving emancipation: as, an emancipatory judgement, law, or decree.


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emancipate +‎ -ory


  • 'military humanism' is launching the New, that is, the turn of the millennium, youth and creativity, in short, emancipatory praxis and theory.

    OpEdNews - Diary: Venezuela: The Principle of Hope Against Global United States Military Bases

  • An "emancipatory" burqa ban only pushes these individuals further into the margins.

    Claire Gordon: Islamophobia Peaks in Europe

  • Claims such as the foregoing, asserts Steyn, give rise to "retrogressive white identities" as opposed to "emancipatory" [or emancipating] identities that are non-racial and inclusive in nature.

    ANC Today

  • But private rumours corroborate this news, and to persist in one's disbelief would mean to doubt the very meaning of the present great "emancipatory" war, which is building a glorious temple of renovated life on the blood of Russians, Poles, Jews and

    The Shield

  • It's also the case that the "emancipatory" message of the films would hardly be encouraged by the current regime or the prevailing mindset.

    Louis Proyect: The Unrepentant Marxist

  • His education spokesman Michael Gove-in an interview conducted for this article-stressed that Cameron's ideas were "emancipatory," aiming to "set parents free" to choose the education they wanted for their children and, in doing so, raise standards.


  • While this is, without a doubt, the opportunity of their lives, no one really knows yet what this MultiReal is and on top of that, the worlds most powerful and pervasive force, The Defense and Wellness Council, doesn't look too kindly upon the emancipatory implications of this new technology ...

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • PAR recognizes the fundamental importance of questions like the one posed by Angela Davis in relation to the Occupy movements: "How can we come together in a unity that is not simplistic and oppressive, but complex and emancipatory, recognizing, in June Jordan's words, that 'we are the ones we have been waiting for.'"

    Donna Nevel: Participatory Action Research and Organizing for Justice

  • Such integration will enable a process that builds alliances among a range of research communities and challenges the notion of "participation" to ensure that what evolves is emancipatory, rather than exploitative or compromised.

    Donna Nevel: Participatory Action Research and Organizing for Justice

  • Mr. Morozov describes cyber-utopianism as "a na ï ve belief in the emancipatory nature of online communication that rests on a stubborn refusal to acknowledge its downside."

    Tunisia and Cyber-Utopia


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