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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".
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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. ...
A 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.
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 ...
Croatian-English Dictionary (1917)
With Correct Pronounciation [!] by Francis Aloysius Bogadek
affranchisement ( afra'nCizment), deliverance (deli'vorans), emancipation (ima'nsi- pe'jSan) Oslon, ...
by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer
French affranchir, affranchisement ; Low Latin franehaia, fran- tbùutus (francus "free," with en- "to make" IfreaJ).
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 ...
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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