Definition of emancipated in English:



  • Free from legal, social, or political restrictions; liberated.

    ‘emancipated young women’
    • ‘The mountains remained mostly unoccupied until the slaves were emancipated in 1838.’
    • ‘Finally the arts are now emancipated from the stifling cloak of puritanical hypocrisy.’
    • ‘Rebels, as I have come to realise, are never quite emancipated from the people against whom they rebel.’
    • ‘Nearly 25 % of emancipated youth become homeless 2-4 years after leaving foster care.’
    • ‘However, this duty ends if the minor gets married or becomes emancipated.’
    • ‘Basically, it is an African American art form, and it grew up after the slaves were emancipated.’
    • ‘By this time writing had been truly emancipated from the state.’
    • ‘Etruscan art reveals an aristocratic society in which women enjoyed an emancipated style of life.’
    • ‘They also magnified the fall in sugar production from the emancipated work force in British colonies.’
    • ‘Without the True Name, no one is emancipated.’
    • ‘We should not feel provincial, lower class, but must be emancipated with our own voice.’
    • ‘One family counselor suggested that Sophie be emancipated from her family at 16 years of age.’
    • ‘These images are contrasted to the modern-looking, emancipated Danish women.’
    • ‘Aboriginal people were emancipated in the 1960s.’
    • ‘Of course, not everyone is tripping along in a state of emancipated bliss.’
    • ‘A supposedly emancipated market is emasculated by a torrent of trade-distorting subsidies.’
    • ‘Florina describes herself as a traditional emancipated Romani woman.’
    • ‘Emancipated at last from family expectations, he was free to pursue his own interests.’
    • ‘Like emancipated concubines, prisoners of war were enlisted to rationalize the conflict as a civilizing mission.’
    • ‘The last slave was reportedly emancipated by the EPLF in the late 1970s.’