disfranchised :

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  • v  deprive of voting rights
  • a  deprived of the rights of citizenship especially the right to vote

  • Thus disfranchised, the mass of Chinese in Malaya have little patriotic interest in the country's future, and most of them tacitly support the guerrillas (almost all Chinese) whom .
  • Some of the disfranchised had lost their votes after the deadline for appeal.
  • For a quarter of a century, disfranchised residents of Washington have agitated for a vote.

  • Benjamin Franklin in Chicago Sun-Times
    Once the Negro was disfranchised, everything else necessary for white supremacy could be done,Franklin said.
  • Karl Kautsky in Workers' Liberty
    In reality,Kautsky writes, "the capitalists alone cannot be disfranchised. What is a capitalist in the legal sense of the term? A property-owner? Even in a country which has advanced so far along the path of economic progress as Germany, where...
  • Terry McAuliffe in USA Today
    It is all right to delist and require the reregistration of those who have opted not to exercise their right to vote, but I'm really concerned that even new registrants are being disfranchised even if they were qualified to vote. That, to me, is... Edgardo Angara http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edgardo_Angara&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHyBUyh_jk-kw__2XNuQaoBP7BADw Business Mirror http://www.google.com/url?q=http://businessmirror.com.ph/home/nation/14515-disfranchisement-of-new-voters-worries-legislators.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNG7jvXtmxfVrfUcBlXoITNEar_P_g Aug 12, 2009 28380 37293 disfranchisement Democratic National Committee Chairman Terry McAuliffe called it a potential careless and needless disfranchisement of thousands of voters."

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