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enfranchise

verb accipere, admit to citizenship, affranchise, allow, authorize, disenthrall, empower, endow with political privilege, franchise, free, free from political disabilities, give liberty to, give pooitical privileges to, give the right to vote, grant, liberate, manumit, permit, permit to vote, qualify, recipere, release, restore to liberty, sanction, set at liberty, set free
See also: allow, authorize, bestow, disenthrall, free, let, liberate, permit, release

TO ENFRANCHISE. To make free to incorporate a man in a society or body politic. Cunn. L. D. h.t. Vide Disfranchise.

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But then, if you enfranchise everyone in the world to make money out of horses losing races, you can't expect the policing of the sport to be good enough.
Foreign Minister Luis Ernesto Derbez assured the commitment of the federal government to support this historic effort to enfranchise Mexicans abroad and noted that his Foreign Service officers will be trained to comply with the procedural requirements established by the federal legislature.
This reality mitigates the arguments on sustainability, although once a decision has been taken to enfranchise the external populations, it may be politically difficult to retract later on.
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During the takeover battles of the 1980's, abuses like greenmail and poison pills even led Congress to consider legislation to enfranchise shareholders.
There were also reports that the decision came after he exacted a pledge from the PN to support a Liberal bill to enfranchise Hondurans living abroad.
Some among us participated in the civil rights movement, as well as the efforts to enfranchise young adults, and we have shared memories of that time with the young voters of the twenty-first century.
To enfranchise northern blacks, and in an unsuccessful effort to prevent the future disfranchisement of southern blacks, Radical Republicans forced the 15th Amendment through Congress in 1869.
Another resident Sharifullah said their protest was against the deprivation of people from their right to enfranchise.
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Further, when people are valued by and involved in society, however imperfect that society is, they tend to enfranchise themselves, imagine what three or four million extra votes could achieve at election time.