Simple Definition of disenfranchise
: to prevent (a person or group of people) from having the right to vote
Full Definition of disenfranchise
: to deprive of a franchise, of a legal right, or of some privilege or immunity; especially : to deprive of the right to vote
Examples of disenfranchise
They disenfranchised poor people by making property ownership a requirement for registering to vote.
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