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Pronunciation:  `libu'reyshun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of liberating someone or something
  2. [n]  the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
  3. [n]  the attempt to achieve equal rights or status; "she worked for women's liberation"

LIBERATION is a 10 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: discharge, dismissal, dismission, firing, freeing, release, sack, sacking
 See Also: accomplishment, achievement, attempt, clearing, conclusion, conge, deactivation, deregulating, deregulation, disentanglement, dishonorable discharge, effort, emancipation, endeavor, endeavour, ending, extrication, inactivation, jail delivery, manumission, parole, probation, relief, removal, Section Eight, superannuation, termination, try, unsnarling, untangling



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Lib`er*a"tion\ (l[i^]b`[~e]r*[=a]"sh[u^]n), n. [L.
liberatio: cf. F. lib['e]ration. Cf. {Livraison}.]
The act of liberating or the state of being liberated.

      This mode of analysis requires perfect liberation from
      all prejudged system.                    --Pownall.

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