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man·u·mit  audio  (mny-mt) KEY 

TRANSITIVE VERB:
man·u·mit·ted, man·u·mit·ting, man·u·mits
To free from slavery or bondage; emancipate.

ETYMOLOGY:
Middle English manumitten, from Old French manumitter, from Latin manmittere : man, ablative of manus, hand; see man-2 in Indo-European roots + mittere, to send from

OTHER FORMS:
manu·mission  (-mshn) KEY (Noun), manu·mitter(Noun)


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