To free from obligation, servitude or service.
1.to free from a state of dependence, servitude, or obligation.
1. (transitive) to release from servitude or an obligation Derived Formsaffranchisement, noun Word OriginC15, from Old French afranchiss-, a stem of afranchir, from franchir to free; see frankCollins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollinsPublishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Cite This Source
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