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emancipated
used in A Lesson Before Dying

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Definition
released from slavery or servitude; or (metaphorically) from social restraints
  • Since emancipation, almost a hundred years ago,
    Chapter 25 (33% in)
emancipation = release from slavery

(editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
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