emancipated

UK [ɪˈmænsɪˌpeɪtɪd] / US [ɪˈmænsɪˌpeɪtəd] adjective formal
a) free and allowed to have the same rights as other people
b) an emancipated woman is not limited by traditional ideas about what women can do

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • emancipated — adj. 1. free from traditional social restraints; used especially of women; as, an emancipated young woman pursuing her career. [WordNet sense 1] Syn: liberated. [WordNet 1.5] 2. freed from bondage. [WordNet sense 2] Syn: freed, liberated.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • emancipated — index free (enjoying civil liberty), liberal (broad minded) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Emancipated — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • emancipated — [[t]ɪmæ̱nsɪpeɪtɪd[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you describe someone as emancipated, you mean that they behave in a less restricted way than is traditional in their society. She is an emancipated woman. Syn: liberated …   English dictionary

  • emancipated — /i man seuh pay tid/, adj. 1. not constrained or restricted by custom, tradition, superstition, etc.: a modern, emancipated woman. 2. freed, as from slavery or bondage. [1720 30; EMANCIPATE + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • emancipated — adj. Emancipated is used with these nouns: ↑slave …   Collocations dictionary

  • emancipated — e|man|ci|pat|ed [ıˈmænsıpeıtıd] adj 1.) socially, politically, or legally free 2.) old fashioned an emancipated woman is not influenced by old fashioned ideas about how women should behave …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • emancipated — e|man|ci|pat|ed [ ı mænsı,peıtəd ] adjective FORMAL free and allowed to have the same rights as other people: LIBERATED a. an emancipated woman is not limited by traditional ideas about what women can do …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • emancipated — adjective 1 socially, politically, or legally free 2 an emancipated woman is not influenced by old fashioned ideas about how women should behave …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • emancipated — adjective free from traditional social restraints (Freq. 1) an emancipated young woman pursuing her career a liberated lifestyle • Syn: ↑liberated • Similar to: ↑free …   Useful english dictionary

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