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English noun: liberation

1. liberation (act) the act of liberating someone or something


Synonymsfreeing, release


Broader (hypernym)accomplishment, achievement


Narrower (hyponym)clearing, deregulating, deregulation, disentanglement, emancipation, extrication, jail delivery, manumission, parole, probation, relief, unsnarling, untangling

2. liberation (act) the attempt to achieve equal rights or status


SamplesShe worked for women's liberation.


Broader (hypernym)attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try

3. liberation (act) the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)


Synonymsdischarge, dismissal, dismission, firing, release, sack, sacking


Broader (hypernym)conclusion, ending, termination


Narrower (hyponym)conge, congee, deactivation, dishonorable discharge, honorable discharge, inactivation, removal, Section Eight, superannuation









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