universal suffrage

Definition of universal suffrage

  1. :  the right of all adult citizens to vote in an election

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  including or covering all or a whole collectively or distributively without limit or exception

    :  available equitably to all members of a society

    :  present or occurring everywhere

  1. :  one that is universal: such as

    :  a universal proposition in logic

    :  a predicable of traditional logic

  1. :  a short intercessory prayer usually in a series

    :  a vote given in deciding a controverted question or electing a person for an office or trust

    :  the right of voting :  franchise

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