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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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Yoshimi Watanabe, leader of Your Party, suggested that enfranchising foreign residents is a vote-buying tactic.
Organizations like the Southern States Woman Suffrage Conference (SSWSC) hoped, however, to convince politicians that enfranchising white women only would counterbalance the black male vote and act as an antidote to the faltering of white supremacy.
The prophetic "No" of liberation theology must become a creative "Yes" with a special eye to remedying past abuses and enfranchising the poor and marginalzed.
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This is because some members are unhappy with the fact that it was the New Komeito party, a coalition partner of the LDP, that initially came up with the bill, while others are politically opposed to enfranchising foreigners, Kato said.
But it was Pink Flamingos that drew international attention to itself, enfranchising its ensemble of disenfranchised stars, including Massey, Cookie Mueller Mink Stole, and Harris Glenn Milstead, otherwise known as Divine.