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emancipated (adj.)

1726, "set free," past-participle adjective from emancipate (v.). Meaning "freed from custom or social restraints" is from 1850.

updated on August 14, 2014

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Definitions of emancipated from WordNet

emancipated (adj.)
free from traditional social restraints;
an emancipated young woman pursuing her career
Synonyms: liberated
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