1. Action de libérer un soldat, un prisonnier, un territoire, un pays.
2. Action de mettre fin ŕ (une dette par ex.), de s'en libérer.
3. Dégagement. D'énergie, de particules lors d'une explosion.
4. (Histoire) La Libération : période commençant avec le débarquement du 6 juin 1944 oů les alliés (et les maquisards) chassèrent les Allemands de Paris (25 aoűt 1944), de la France, de l'Europe.
ETYM Latin emancipatio: cf. French émancipation.
Liberation from any onerous controlling influence; SYN. freeing.
Being liberated, being set free from servitude or subjection of any kind. The changing role of women in social, economic, and particularly in political terms, in the 19th and 20th centuries is sometimes referred to as the “emancipation of women” (see women’s movement).
In the UK, the 1829 Catholic Emancipation Act freed Roman Catholics from the civil disabilities imposed on them by English law. In 1861 the emancipation of Russian serfs was proclaimed. In 1862 President Abraham Lincoln issued an edict freeing all slaves, known as the Emancipation Proclamation; the Thirteenth Amendment of the Constitution declared the abolition of slavery throughout the US.
ETYM Latin liberatio: cf. French libération. Related to Livraison.
The act of liberating someone or something; SYN. release.
1. Activity that releases or expresses creative energy or emotion; SYN. outlet.
2. A process that liberates or discharges something
3. A formal written statement of relinquishment; SYN. waiver, discharge.
4. (Music) The act or manner of terminating a musical phrase or tone; SYN. tone ending.
5. Something issued for sale or public showing (especially a record or film)