Emancipation in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Emancipation

the act or process of freeing someone legally or socially

Examples of Emancipation in a sentence

Many slaves became sharecroppers and never left the plantation after emancipation. 🔊

Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation declared freedom to slaves in the south. 🔊

Hoping to be free from her parents, the teenager requested emancipation from the court. 🔊

Medical emancipation allowed the young woman to be free to seek medical treatment without her mother.  🔊

After emancipation, the former slave was able to make choices about where he would live and work.  🔊

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