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Affranchisement

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Affranchisement: The Webster's Online Dictionary defines affranchisement as "the act of making free". According to TheFreeDictionary.com, "to affranchise" means "to release from servitude or an obligation". The work English Synonyms Discriminated explains that "affranchisement applies only to those who were parties to the compact dissolved, and deliverance only to those who were not parties". This means that the term is used in the following way: "the master...affranchises the slave".

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Affranchisement

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Google previewDiamond Pocket English Dictionary

by Dr. Baljit Singh

to free from slavery, affranchisement n. freedom from slavery. affrary n. fight in a public place, disturbance. affright' v.t. to frighten. affright2 n. fear, terror, affront' v.t. ...

Google previewA Compleat English Dictionary Oder Vollständig Englisch-Deutsches Wörterbuch, Anfänglich Von --- Hrsg. U. Verb. Von Anton Ernst Klausing. Etc. 4. Aufl (1771)

- Enfränchisment affranchisement, jure civitatis donatio, die Freymachung. To Engage, (ingkähdsch) engager, obligare, verpflichten, verpfänden.

Google previewDictionary of English Synonyms, Alphabetically Classified ... (1892)

by Thomas Fenby

freedom, liberty, emancipation, affranchisement, manumission. Lirerty (s.) — independence, unrestraint, freedom, privilege, exemption, immunity, leave, licence, permission. Licence (s.) — leave, permission, liberty. Licentious (a.) — loose, lax ...

Google previewCroatian-English Dictionary (1917)

With Correct Pronounciation [!] by Francis Aloysius Bogadek

affranchisement ( afra'nCizment), deliverance (deli'vorans), emancipation (ima'nsi- pe'jSan) Oslon, ...

Google previewEtymological and Pronouncing Dictionary of Difficult Words (1882)

by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer

French affranchir, affranchisement ; Low Latin franehaia, fran- tbùutus (francus "free," with en- "to make" IfreaJ).

Google previewThe rhymers' lexicon

by Andrew Loring, George Saintsbury

distinguishment admonishment comment divertisement advertisement ' competent document affamishment complement aŕñuent compliment element affranchisement condiment eloquent aliment confident embarrassment ambient confluent ...

Google previewA copious dictionary of English synonymes (1864)

freedom, liberty, emancipation, affranchisement, manumission. Liberty (s.) — independence, unrestraint, freedom, privilege, exemption, immunity, leave, licence, permission. Licence (s.)— leave, permission, liberty. L Licentious (a.) — loose ...

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Scrabble value of A1F4F4R1A1N1C3H4I1S1E1M3E1N1T1

The value of this 15-letter word is 28 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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