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

  Liberation \Lib`er*a"tion\ (l[i^]b`[~e]r*[=a]"sh[u^]n), n. [L.
     liberatio: cf. F. lib['e]ration. Cf. Livraison.]
     The act of liberating or the state of being liberated.
     [1913 Webster]
           This mode of analysis requires perfect liberation from
           all prejudged system.                    --Pownall.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the act of liberating someone or something [syn:
           liberation, release, freeing]
      2: the attempt to achieve equal rights or status; "she worked
         for women's liberation"
      3: the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to
         depart) [syn: dismissal, dismission, discharge,
         firing, liberation, release, sack, sacking]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  79 Moby Thesaurus words for "liberation":
     abstraction, annexation, appropriation, boosting, break, breakout,
     broad-mindedness, conversion, conveyance, deliverance, delivery,
     emancipation, embezzlement, emergence, enfranchisement,
     enfranchising, escape, escapism, evasion, extrication, filching,
     flight, fraud, free thought, freeing, freethinking, getaway, graft,
     issuance, issue, jailbreak, latitudinarianism, leak, leakage,
     liberalism, libertarianism, libertinism, lifesaving, lifting,
     loosing, open-mindedness, outlet, pilferage, pilfering, pinching,
     poaching, prisonbreak, ransom, recovery, redemption, release,
     releasing, rescue, rescuing, retrieval, riddance, salvage,
     salvation, saving, scrounging, setting-free, shoplifting,
     snatching, sneak thievery, snitching, stealage, stealing, swindle,
     swiping, theft, thievery, thieving, tolerance, toleration,
     unbigotedness, unchaining, unfettering, unshackling, vent

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  LIBERATION, civil law. This term is synonymous with payment. Dig. 50, 16, 
  47. It is the extinguishment of a contract by which he who was bound 
  become's free, or liberated. Wolff, Dr. de la Nat. Sec. 749. 

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