disfranchisement : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n the discontinuation of a franchise; especially the discontinuation of the right to vote
- Despite advance talk of Negro "apathy," after nearly a century of disfranchisement the act of voting was, for most, a compelling duty and an unforgettable experience.
- The second was the public relations war: stoke the anger of African Americans and Jews--for whom disfranchisement strikes a deep chord--throw Austin off balance, keep that .
- 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.