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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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