Definition of affranchisement in English:

affranchisement

noun

  • The action or practice of setting free a person or group of people; liberation, emancipation.

Origin

Early 17th century. From affranchise + -ment. Compare Middle French, French affranchissement.

Pronunciation:

affranchisement

/əˈfran(t)ʃɪzm(ə)nt/