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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The discontinuation of a franchise.

Usage examples (34)
  • Robert Smith, field coordinator of the Alabama Democratic Party Black Caucus explains, The current system of disfranchisement is incredibly unfair.
  • ‡ Losing the right to vote, called disfranchisement, is most commonly caused by failing to reregister, a procedure that is required every time a person changes residence.
  • But the end is not yet, for we hear of other oppressive measures, such as disfranchisement and the like.
  • Page 8 year 1904, in connection with the effort to introduce "disfranchisement" and "jim-crow" conditions into this State. for more
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