franchise


franchise

noun

Definition of FRANCHISE

the right to formally express one's position or will in an election <the Territory of Wyoming granted women the franchise in 1869, a full 51 years before the 19th Amendment granted women the right to vote in all elections>
Related Words say, say-so, voice

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