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Definition of manumission noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

manumission

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌmænyəˈmɪʃn//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the act of releasing a person from slavery manumission in ancient Greece
NAmE//ˌmænyəˈmɪt//
 
verb manumit somebody Many slaves were manumitted by their masters.