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 for Emancipating
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Emancipate \E*man"ci*pate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Emancipated;
     p. pr. & vb. n. Emancipating.] [L. emancipatus, p. p. of
     emancipare to emancipate; e + mancipare to transfer ownership
     in, fr. manceps purchaser, as being one who laid his hand on
     the thing bought; manus hand + capere to take. See Manual,
     and Capable.]
     To set free from the power of another; to liberate; as:
     (a) To set free, as a minor from a parent; as, a father may
         emancipate a child.
     (b) To set free from bondage; to give freedom to; to manumit;
         as, to emancipate a slave, or a country.
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               Brasidas . . . declaring that he was sent to
               emancipate Hellas.                   --Jowett
                                                    (Thucyd. ).
     (c) To free from any controlling influence, especially from
         anything which exerts undue or evil influence; as, to
         emancipate one from prejudices or error.
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               From how many troublesome and slavish impertinences
               . . . he had emancipated and freed himself.
                                                    --Evelyn.
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               To emancipate the human conscience.  --A. W. Ward.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  emancipating \emancipating\ emancipative \emancipative\adj.
     permitting or conducive to the reduction of restraints on
     behavior.
  
     Syn: freeing, liberating.
          [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

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