Verb(1) grant freedom to; as from slavery or servitude(2) grant voting rights
(1) Roman voters didn't want to enfranchise the Italians either, because it would water down their own votes.(2) For Stowe, this French colonial tendency to enfranchise mixed-race slaves went hand-in-hand with the history of French slave rebellion.(3) Their influence was enhanced by the new constitution promulgated in 1779-the first and only one in Italy - which created local assemblies of landed proprietors but did not enfranchise the mass of the population.(4) After 1860, the trend across Europe was to widen the male electorate and enfranchise women for local elections.(5) They will not suddenly enfranchise women, hold elections and step aside from power.(6) Through the Civil War, Sumner and Wilson strongly supported the military, and pushed President Abraham Lincoln to emancipate and enfranchise the slaves.(7) Many of the issues debated at the State of the Black World Conference, like health care, voter enfranchisement , reparations and political empowerment, deserve the attention they received.(8) The property qualification for voting was abolished and women were enfranchised in 1893.(9) As if aware that their vote made little difference, more than half of the 3 million enfranchised Hong Kong people stayed away from polling stations.(10) This has become a critical element to the sustainability of our democracy because it maintains the enfranchisement of the people on an ongoing basis between elections.(11) In the eleventh century, many slaves were enfranchised , the greater part of whom settled in cities.(12) Fearing the enfranchisement of the blacks, the men of color deserted their comrades in arms, their companions in misfortune, and aligned themselves with the whites to subdue them.(13) All these raised themselves from humble origins to be powerful rulers simply by enfranchising the slaves who joined them.├ö├ç┬¬(14) Women and slaves were not given the vote and qualifications limited the number of men enfranchised .(15) We need your passion to ensure that a free Iraq enfranchises all its peoples, that there is an Iraq in which the state is constrained by law and that works for its citizens.(16) After women were enfranchised , women's political organisations such as the New South Wales based Women's Political Education League established classes in speaking and debating and ran schools for citizenship.
(1) enfranchise :: enfranchise
1. give the vote to ::
give stemme til
2. emancipate ::
3. affranchise ::
1. bind ::
2. confine ::
3. enchain ::
4. fetter ::
5. restrain ::
enfranchise, enfranchised, enfranchisement, enfranchises, enfranchising
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