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Disenfranchise meaning

Disfranchisement (also called disenfranchisement) is the revocation of the right of suffrage (the right to vote) of a person or group of people, or through practices, prevention of a person exercising the right to vote. Disfranchisement is also termed to the revocation of power or control of a particular individual, community or being to the natural amenity they are abound in; that is to deprive of a franchise, of a legal right, of some privilege or inherent immunity.


  1. (v. t.) To disfranchise; to deprive of the rights of a citizen.
Word: dis·en·fran·chise
Pronunciation of disenfranchise: "di-s&n-'fran-"chIz
Function of disenfranchise: transitive verb
- dis·en·fran·chise·ment /-"chIz-m&nt, -ch&z-/ noun

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