emancipate emancipate  /ɪ ˈmæn sə ˌpeɪt/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) free from slavery or servitude
  2. (v) give equal rights to; of women and minorities

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Usage(s):

  1. The only way to emancipate the farmers in the third world is to keep the unscrupulous money lenders out.
  2. A society that emancipates the less unfortunate and goes on the path of inclusive growth will eventually become self-assured and strong.

News

  • Movies For Grown Ups features “Lincoln” on June 25

    Lincoln stars Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, Tommy Lee Jones, Joseph Gordon-Levitt Rated PG-13; 2012; 150 minutes As the Civil War continues to rage, America’s president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield and as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves. Date: June 25 Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 [...]
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Roanoke Times

Quotes

  1. The essence of socialism is to "emancipate and develop productive forces, eliminate exploitation and polarization and eventually realize common prosperity", Wen quoted the late Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping as saying.
    on Feb 26, 2007 By: Wen Jiabao Source: Xinhua

  2. In 1937, Marcus Garvey said, "We must emancipate ourselves from mental slavery, because while others might free the body, none but ourselves can free the mind."
    on Jun 7, 2006 By: Marcus Garvey Source: Jamaica Observer

  3. Uganda's president, Yoweri Museveni, who himself came to power at the barrel of a gun, told Brown last month that "Mugabe is a revolutionary who fought to emancipate his people. When you are dealing with a revolutionary, you listen to his points,...
    on Dec 9, 2007 By: Yoweri Museveni Source: guardian.co.uk

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