Definition of Disenfranchises

1. Verb. (third-person singular of disenfranchise) ¹



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Definition of Disenfranchises

1. disenfranchise [v] - See also: disenfranchise

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Disenfranchises

disencumbers
disencumbrance
disencumbrances
disendow
disendowed
disendower
disendowers
disendowing
disendowment
disendowments
disendows
disenfranchise
disenfranchised
disenfranchises (current term)
disenfranchising
disengage
disengaged
disengagedness
disengagement
disengagements
disengager
disengagers
disengages
disengaging
disengagingly
disennoble
disennobled
disennobles

Literary usage of Disenfranchises

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1. The New Larned History for Ready Reference, Reading and Research: The Actual by Josephus Nelson Larned, Augustus Hunt Shearer (1922)
"The literary test practically disenfranchises three-fifths of the possible electorate, for although primary education is gratuitous, it is not compulsory. ..."

2. The Electrical Engineer (1898)
"The present arrangement of allowing only those present to vote disenfranchises the large proportion of the country members. Counsel's opinion has been taken ..."

3. Literary and Theological Review by Leonard Woods, Charles D. Pigeon (1838)
"... which, not being the effect of a preceding free act, destroys the freedom of its successor, and this in its turn disenfranchises the next, till all lose ..."

4. No Minor Matter: Children in Maryland's Jails by Michael Bochenek, Human Rights Watch, Human Rights Watch (Organization) (1999)
"... and to obtain the participation and examination of witnesses on their "Maryland permanently disenfranchises those convicted of a second felony. ..."

5. After-war Problems by Evelyn Baring Cromer (1917)
"The advantages of bringing all public relief under one Central Authority are so great that it might be well to repeal the law which disenfranchises certain ..."

6. The English Universities: From the German of V. A. Huber by Victor Aimé Huber (1843)
"... would be unrighteous : but that the bare fact of his thinking the Church deeply to need reform, disenfranchises and disqualifies him for voting in favor ..."

7. Strengthening U.S.-Russian Cooperation on Nuclear Nonproliferation ...by Rossiĭskai︠a︡ akademii︠a︡ nauk by Rossiĭskai︠a︡ akademii︠a︡ nauk (2005)
"This kind of arrangement disenfranchises non-nuclear-weapons states, undermines further strengthening of the nuclear nonproliferation regime, ..."

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