disfranchise disfranchise


  • (v) deprive of voting rights


  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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