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Definition of enfranchise verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

enfranchise

 verb
verb
NAmE//ɪnˈfræntʃaɪz//
 
[usually passive] enfranchise somebody (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they enfranchise
 
he / she / it enfranchises
 
past simple enfranchised
 
-ing form enfranchising
 
 
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to give someone the right to vote in an election opposite disenfranchise
enfranchisement
 
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noun [uncountable] the enfranchisement of foreign residents in local elections
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