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manumit

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Etymology

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /mænjʊ'mɪt/

Verb

Infinitive
to manumit

Third person singular
manumit

Simple past
ed

Past participle
-

Present participle
t

to manumit (third-person singular simple present manumit, present participle t, simple past and past participle ed)
  1. To release from slavery, to free.
    • 1985, Anthony Burgess, Kingdom of the Wicked, Arbor House Publishing Company (1985),
      Ruth wept much but Sara set her beauty to a fierce grimness which, even when, as you shall hear later, she was manumitted, she never entirely lost.

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