Definition of 'emancipation'
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The vital role played by women at home in factories and mills and as nurses at the front advanced the case for female emancipation after the war. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Football has not featured much in the long history of female emancipation. Times, Sunday Times (2006) Female emancipation has helped to tame aggressive urges. Times, Sunday Times (2013)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)It is the youngest of the truly mass cultural forms, born after female emancipation. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It's not exactly a manifesto of female emancipation. 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)In the first half of the 19th century there had been giant strides in Catholic emancipation. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They applaud female emancipation and, where it occurs, female leadership. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Does female emancipation really mean winning the right to dress up in an ill-fitting nurse's costume? Times, Sunday Times (2015)For some, it is national freedom: emancipation from the colonial yoke. Christianity Today (2000)In this one character, the arc of slow, painful and imperfect female emancipation is being traced. 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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