enfranchise(redirected from enfranchising)
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enfranchiseverb 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.