In the context of "He lived and worked there as a slave until his master emancipated him in 1776." can one use émanciper? It wasn't accepted when I tried it. My dictionary only gave émanciper as the translation for emancipate. Now that I have learned affranchir, I will use it.
Freeform Writing Exercise B2
I had to check that one as it is very 'niche' but it seems that used with slavery/serfdom it is indeed 'affranchir' -
Bonne Continuation !
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