disfranchise disfranchise

Definition(s):

  • (v) deprive of voting rights

Usage(s):

  1. Whom he can and will support Senator Johnson did not say but few of his followers expected him to disfranchise himself election day.
  2. Her platform, however, includes a proposal to revise the 14th Amendment so that southern states that disfranchise Negroes will have their Congressional representation cut.
  3. King Norodom had a project afoot to disfranchise Viet Minh Communists in next April's general elections, despite Geneva's insistence that everyone gets a vote.
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