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disenfranchise

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verb dis·en·fran·chise \ˌdis-in-ˈfran-ˌchīz\

Simple Definition of disenfranchise

  • : to prevent (a person or group of people) from having the right to vote

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of disenfranchise

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to deprive of a franchise, of a legal right, or of some privilege or immunity; especially :  to deprive of the right to vote

disenfranchisement play \-ˌchīz-mənt, -chəz-\ noun

Examples of disenfranchise in a sentence

  1. They disenfranchised poor people by making property ownership a requirement for registering to vote.



1664

First Known Use of disenfranchise

1664


DISENFRANCHISE Defined for Kids

disenfranchise

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verb dis·en·fran·chise \ˌdi-sən-ˈfran-ˌchīz\

Definition of disenfranchise for Students

disenfranchiseddisenfranchising

  1. :  to deprive of the right to vote

disenfranchisement \-ˈfran-ˌchīz-mənt\ noun



Law Dictionary

disenfranchise

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transitive verb dis·en·fran·chise \ˌdis-ən-ˈfran-ˌchīz\

Legal Definition of disenfranchise

disenfranchiseddisenfranchising

disenfranchisement noun



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