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enfranchisement

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Synonyms and Antonyms of enfranchisement

  1. 1 the act of setting free from slavery the Emancipation Proclamation was merely the first step in the full enfranchisement of African-Americans Synonyms of enfranchisement emancipation, liberation, freeing, manumissionWords Related to enfranchisement deliverance, redemption, salvation; autonomy, freedom, independence, independency, liberty, self-government, sovereignty (also sovranty)Near Antonyms of enfranchisement bondage, serfdom, servitude, thralldom (or thraldom), yoke; captivity, enchainment, imprisonment, incarceration, internment; conquest, subjugationAntonyms of enfranchisement enslavement

  2. 2 the right to formally express one's position or will in an election a time when enfranchisement was limited to white males who owned property Synonyms of enfranchisement ballot, vote, franchise, suffrageWords Related to enfranchisement say, say-so, voiceAntonyms of enfranchisement disenfranchisement


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