emancipar

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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to release)
a. to emancipate
El señor decidió emancipar a su esclavo después de diez años.The lord decided to emancipate his slave after ten years.
b. to free
Los habitantes lucharon por emancipar su pueblo del abuso.The inhabitants fought to free the village from the abuse.
emanciparse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
2. (to free oneself)
a. to become independent
No puedo esperar para emanciparme y alejarme de aquí.I can't wait to become independent and move away from here.
b. to become emancipated
Solo unos pocos pueblos lograron emanciparse sin utilizar la violencia.Only a few nations have been able to become emancipated without using violence.
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emancipar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (esclavo, pueblo)
a. to emancipate, to free
2. (país)
a. to grant independence (to)
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
3. (general)
a. to become independent
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emancipar
transitive verb
to emancipate; free
pronominal verb
emanciparse to become emancipated; free o.s.;de from;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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