Associations to the word «Emancipation»

Wiktionary

EMANCIPATION, noun. The act of setting free from the power of another, as from slavery, subjection, dependence, or controlling influence.
EMANCIPATION, noun. The state of being thus set free; liberation (used, for example, of slaves from bondage, of a person from prejudices, of the mind from superstition, of a nation from tyranny or subjugation).

Dictionary definition

EMANCIPATION, noun. Freeing someone from the control of another; especially a parent's relinquishing authority and control over a minor child.

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley