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LIBERATE, English practice. A writ which issues on lands, tenements, and chattels, being returned under an extent on a statute staple, commanding the sheriff to deliver them to the plaintiff, by the extent and appraisement mentioned in the writ of extent, and in the sheriff's return thereto. See Com dig. Statute Staple, D 6.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The Iraqi Federal police command confirmed that its forces have liberated 10 villages South of Mosul as they continue their operation to liberate the Northern city from ISIL militants.
While Johnson does not want to belittle or trivialize the slave experience, he does want to liberate the black written tradition from what he sees as the slave narrative's legacy of narrow, limiting propaganda; therefore, Johnson also presents the perspective of the synchronic time dimension.
Liberate Cosmetic Surgery views this as quite an interesting yet shocking statistic, as it shows a large number of people may be considering plastic surgery from a very young age.
These results from the Liberate public research show that at some point around half of the women surveyed were bullied, and around half of these women would consider getting cosmetic surgery because they believe this would 'fix' the issue which was causing them to be bullied in the first place.