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1. The act of freeing oneself from the custody of his/her parents or legal guardian and, thus, making the transition to most aspects of adult life.
2. To be relieved of overlying control
3. What would occur if a minor were to get married, join the armed forces or military, or if the minor went to court and got approval to be emancipated
Ryan got married at a ripe age of 16, but forgot that he had become emancipated from his parents as his pleads for them to support the marriage financially were utterly rejected.
by Mac11 October 05, 2004
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