enfranchise

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  • verb

Synonyms for enfranchise

give the vote

Synonyms

  • give the vote
  • give voting rights
  • grant suffrage
  • grant the franchise
  • grant voting rights

Synonyms for enfranchise

grant freedom to

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grant voting rights

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Yoshimi Watanabe, leader of Your Party, suggested that enfranchising foreign residents is a vote-buying tactic.
Thinktank Demos said the case for enfranchising 16-and 17-year-olds was now "stronger than ever".
Since the nation's founding, we've moved forward, enfranchising more and more groups: from people who didn't own property and immigrants in the mid-19th century, to blacks after the Civil War, to women in 1920, to 18-year olds and blacks in a real sense again in the 1960s.
Together they created a document that I think truly does offer the possibility of a democracy that is genuinely pluralist and genuinely expanding and enfranchising more and more people, but only with a tremendous amount of struggle and hardship.
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.
com) increases workplace harmony by enfranchising workers and informing executives.
I believe passionately that all investors have a right to be heard in this debate and I hope that our initiative is an important step forward in enfranchising the investing public.
The draft Bill does not envisage that Commonhold should be the solution to current problems with residential leasehold properties, as it will only be possible to convert an existing property to Commonhold by enfranchising - buying the freehold - he adds.
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.