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Definition of "liberation" []

  • The act of liberating or the state of being liberated. (noun)
  • The act or process of trying to achieve equal rights and status. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "liberation" in a sentence
  • "This meaning, from our Occidental viewpoint, is best translated in the term liberation, signifying to be set free from the limitations of sense, and of self-consciousness, and to have glimpsed the larger area of consciousness, that takes in the very cosmos."
  • "Over 95 per cent of the borrowers are women, and their liberation is a major concern for Yunus and Grameen Bank."
  • "We're also told that it is meant to mark the two-year anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, what they call the liberation of Baghdad."