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Affranchisement: The Webster's Online Dictionary defines affranchisement as "the act of making free". According to, "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".

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Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1904)

A Work of Universal Reference in All Departments of Knowledge, with a New Atlas of the World by William Dwight Whitney

affranchisement (a-frau'chiz-mgnt), n.

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 previewDictionary of English Synonyms Alphabetically Classified (1907)

by Thomas Fenby

— liberty, independence, unrestraint, familiarity, exemption, privilege, liberation, emancipation, affranchisement, franchise, immunity, licence, discharge. FREIGHT (s.) — cargo, load, burthen, lading, contents. FREQUENT (a. ) ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Britannica: Latest Edition: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature (1899)

We have already in this century reached a point at which, in spite of stubborn Protestant dogmatism and bitter Catholic reaction, we can perceive how the ultimate affranchisement of man will be the work of both. The German Reformation was ...

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 previewDictionary of the Synonymous Words and Technical Terms in the English Language (1806)

by James Leslie (of Edinburgh.)

Latitude, manumission, affranchisement, franchise, denization, immunity, indult, or indulto, disencumbrance; privation of freedom, disfranchisement; freedom or exemption from punishment,impunity; mutual freedom in the exercise of religion, ...

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 previewA Compleat English Dictionary (1771)

Oder Vollständiges Englisch-deutsches Wörterbuch, Anfänglich Von Nathan Bailey Herausgegeben; Jetzt Aber Fast Ganz Umgearbeitet, Vermehret und Verbessert Von Anton Ernst Klausing, ... by Nathan Bailey

Enfränchisment, affranchisement, jure civitatis donatio, die Freyniachung. To Engäge, (ingkähdsch) engager, obligare, verpflichten, verpfänden. To Engäge in Battle, engager le combat, inire prelium, sich im Streit einlassen. Engagement ...

Google previewThe rhymers' lexicon (1971)

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 ...

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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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