emancipatory

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emancipate (ɪˈmænsɪˌpeɪt)
 
vb
1.  to free from restriction or restraint, esp social or legal restraint
2.  (often passive) to free from the inhibitions imposed by conventional morality
3.  to liberate (a slave) from bondage
 
[C17: from Latin ēmancipāre to give independence (to a son), from mancipāre to transfer property, from manceps a purchaser; see manciple]
 
e'mancipated
 
adj
 
e'mancipative
 
adj
 
e'mancipator
 
n
 
e'mancipist
 
n
 
emancipatory
 
adj

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emancipatory
1650s, from emancipate + -ory.
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