[ih-man-suh-pey-shuh-nist] /ɪˌmæn səˈpeɪ ʃə nɪst/
a person who advocates , especially an advocate of the freeing of human beings from slavery.
noun, U.S. History. 1. the proclamation issued by President Lincoln on January 1, 1863, freeing the slaves in those territories still in rebellion against the Union. noun in US history, a declaration issued by President Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1863, freeing the slaves in those territories still rebelling against the Union A proclamation made […]
[ih-man-suh-peyt] /ɪˈmæn səˌpeɪt/ verb (used with object), emancipated, emancipating. 1. to free from restraint, influence, or the like. 2. to free (a slave) from bondage. 3. Roman and Civil Law. to terminate paternal control over. /ɪˈmænsɪˌpeɪt/ verb (transitive) 1. to free from restriction or restraint, esp social or legal restraint 2. (often passive) to free […]
adj. 1650s; see emancipate + -ory.
[ih-man-yoo-uh l] /ɪˈmæn yu əl/ noun 1. a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “God is with us.”.