Definition of 'emancipation'
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Activists plan to use the international exposure that the driving campaign has gained to organise a wider movement for female emancipation.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Perhaps the supposed irony of the song is less easy to credit in a place where female emancipation is some way away.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
How is it that something that used to be a serious symbol of female emancipation has suddenly become a vapid fashion trend?Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2011)
In a way, their contrasting lives tell the story of female emancipation as vividly as the history of the suffragettes.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Saudi Arabia is the only country to bar women from driving and the campaign is part of a wider movement for female emancipation.Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2007)
It was academic Easy Street for middleclass boys in the days before full female educational emancipation.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Does female emancipation really mean winning the right to dress up in an ill-fitting nurse's costume?Times, Sunday Times (2015) Christianity Today (2000) Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Along with female emancipation, most western societies have become much more socially mobile in the past 30 years.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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