noun Date: 15th century 1. the act of liberating ; the state of being liberated 2. a movement seeking equal rights and status for a group <
women's liberation
liberationist noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • Liberation — may be used in the context of:* A euphemism meaning a military invasion. * Liberty, the condition in which an individual has the ability to act according to his or her own will.Movements* Animal liberation * Gay Liberation * Men s liberation *… …   Wikipedia

  • Liberation — Libération Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. la libération, qui se rapporte à la liberté. Sommaire 1 Histoire 2 Journaux …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • liberation — early 15c., from M.Fr. libération and directly from L. liberationem (nom. liberatio) a setting or becoming free, noun of action from pp. stem of liberare set free (see LIBERATE (Cf. liberate)). Liberation theology (1969) translates Sp. teologia… …   Etymology dictionary

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • liberation — [lib΄ər ā′shən] n. 1. a liberating or being liberated ☆ 2. the securing of equal social and economic rights [women s liberation movement] liberationist n …   English World dictionary

  • Liberation — (lat.), Befreiung, Freilassung …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Liberation — Liberation, lat. deutsch. Befreiung; Liberatorium, Urtheil, durch welches Jemand aller Verantwortlichkeit für die Führung eines Amtes freigesprochen wird …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • liberation — I noun absolution, achievement of liberty, acquittal, acquittance, affranchisement, deliverance, delivery, discharge, disembroiling, disengagement, disenthrallment, disimprisonment, dislodgment, dismissal, emancipation, enfranchisement,… …   Law dictionary

  • liberation — [n] freedom abolition, deliverance, democracy, emancipation, freeing, liberty, release, salvation, setting free, sovereignty, unchaining, unshackling; concept 691 …   New thesaurus

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