manumission

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Etymology[edit]

From the past participle stem of Latin manumittere.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mænjʊˈmɪʃən/

Noun[edit]

manumission (plural manumissions)

  1. release from slavery, freedom, the act of manumitting
    • 1985: The more innocent dreamed of a manumission kindly bestowed by the new Emperor as one of a number of acts of justice and clemency proper to a new reign. — Anthony Burgess, Kingdom of the Wicked
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