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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 eman·ci·pa·tion /ɪˌmæn(t)səˈpeʃən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 eman·ci·pa·tion /ɪˌmæn(t)səˈpeʃən/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 E·man·ci·pa·tion n.  The act of setting free from the power of another, from slavery, subjection, dependence, or controlling influence; also, the state of being thus set free; the act or process of emancipation, or the state thereby achieved; liberation; as, the emancipation of slaves; the emancipation of minors; the emancipation of a person from prejudices; the emancipation of the mind from superstition; the emancipation of a nation from tyranny or subjection.
 Syn: -- Deliverance; liberation; release; freedom; manumission; enfranchisement.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : freeing someone from the control of another; especially a
          parent's relinquishing authority and control over a minor