emancipationist

emancipationist

[ih-man-suh-pey-shuh-nist]
noun
a person who advocates emancipation, especially an advocate of the freeing of human beings from slavery.

Origin:
1815–25; emancipation + -ist

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emancipation (ɪˌmænsɪˈpeɪʃən)
 
n
1.  the act of freeing or state of being freed; liberation
2.  informal freedom from inhibition and convention
 
emanci'pationist
 
n

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