deliverance

[dih-liv-er-uhns]
noun
1.
an act or instance of delivering.
4.
a thought or judgment expressed; a formal or authoritative pronouncement.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English deliveraunce < Old French delivrance, equivalent to delivr(er) to deliver + -ance -ance

nondeliverance, noun
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deliverance (dɪˈlɪvərəns)
 
n
1.  a formal pronouncement or expression of opinion
2.  rescue from moral corruption or evil; salvation
3.  delivery delivery another word for delivery

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deliverance
late 13c., "action of setting free" in physical or spiritual senses, from O.Fr. delivrance (12c.), from délivrer (see deliver). Formerly also with senses now restricted to delivery.
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Example sentences
However, the noun deliverance reflects only the second of these meanings.
It is an astonishing account of hardship and deliverance by education.
And it doesn't help that deliverance has a way of eluding them.
Speed away my charmer-this is the moment of your deliverance-if you neglect this opportunity you never can have such another.
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