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liberate

verb acquit, affranchise, bail out, deliver, disembroil, disengage, disenthrall, disimprison, dislodge, dismiss, emancipate, enfranchise, exculpate, extract, franchise, free, give freedom, give liberty to, let go, let loose, let out, liberare, loose, manumit, open up, pardon, parole, redeem, release, reeease from custody, rescue, separate, set at large, set at libbrty, set free, turn loose, unbind, unchain, undo, unfasten, unfetter, unloose, unshackle, untie, vindicate
See also: absolve, acquit, clear, disencumber, disengage, disentangle, disenthrall, dissociate, enable, enfranchise, exclude, exculpate, excuse, exonerate, extricate, free, let, palliate, pardon, parole, permit, quit, redeem, release, relieve, remit, rescue, save

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.

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Harlacher clearly emphasized the liberating influences of the liberal arts and seemed to confirm the phrase "emphasis on intellectual growth" found in the January 1964 statement of the Educational Policies Commission.
The collaborative relationship, using Harlacher's definition of a "tree community college," calls upon the community college to give to the community a variety of liberating gifts that must include culture, intellect, community citizenship, and integrity.
To summarize these relational purposes, the "tree community college" looks to give liberating gifts to its community partner while seeking to meet a wide variety of utilitarian and liberation needs.
Much of their message to the community college can be translated "Give us what it takes to get a job" rather than "Liberate us with general, liberating education and lifelong learning skills.
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But long before he sees the novel's liberating truth, Andrew accidentally discovers how to elude the Soulcatcher temporarily and affirm allegorically the idea of Johnson's liberating universalism.
Andrew might fall prey to the despair caused by his struggle and opposition, just as George did, but because Reb escapes from the Soulcatcher, Andrew gets the opportunity to put the Soulcatcher in perspective and to see the novel's liberating truth, in essence the allegory of Johnson's liberating phenomenological, intertextual process.
In terms both general and specific, indeterminacy in the novel becomes even more complex and convoluted because the reader's perception, though fresh and liberating, is not a replication of the author's intention.
In this chapter, Jones identifies the novels movement from a blues ritual (such as Jones uses in her own work) to a liberating spiritual.
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