disfranchisement disfranchisement


  • (n) the discontinuation of a franchise; especially the discontinuation of the right to vote


  • Here there is no disfranchisement of the Negro and there are equal rights for women, all of which makes the Soviet Constitution the most democratic in the world.


  • Democratic National Committee Chairman Terry McAuliffe called it a "potential careless and needless disfranchisement of thousands of voters."
    on Jul 10, 2004 By: Terry McAuliffe Source: USA Today

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