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Synonyms for enfranchisement

giving the vote


  • giving the vote
  • giving voting rights
  • granting voting rights
  • granting suffrage or the franchise

Synonyms for enfranchisement

freedom from political subjugation or servitude

Related Words

a statutory right or privilege granted to a person or group by a government (especially the rights of citizenship and the right to vote)

the act of certifying or bestowing a franchise on

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There is a need for proper, evidence-based, analysis of the emergent politics of youth enfranchisement across the UK.
What drives the simple Nora - who is content looking after her family which includes her father-in-law - to spearhead this campaign for women's enfranchisement and convince other women in the neighbourhood to join in her mission?
This article introduces and theorizes the concept of linguistic enfranchisement (LE) by focusing on a particular type of language use: that found on signage.
Deftly edited by Ilene Jones-Cornwell, "The Perfect 36" includes a great deal of the writings of those who were involved in this important movement along with pictures and cartoons to give a vivid sense of what it was like to win enfranchisement.
Just in time for the landmark debut of The Handmaid's Tale, an adaptation of Margaret Atwood's tale starring Mad Men's Elisabeth Moss and Orange Is the New Black's Samira Wiley, American women are edging closer to chattel status than any time since their enfranchisement, or at least, since the 1950's.
Joanne, from Ovingham, said: "I'm thrilled to continue working at Clarke Mairs in a trainee solicitor role, and I'm looking forward to building my experience and knowledge in a broad spectrum of areas - especially in leasehold enfranchisement, which I have a particular interest in.
Jerusalem became synonymous with the fight for women's enfranchisement after Parry conducted it for the ladies of the Albert Hall choir in 1917.
We should always prioritize enfranchisement over administration concerns," said Caritos.
On the second topic, which is about the enfranchisement of the tens of thousands of permanent non-Cypriot residents living in Cyprus being enabled to vote for a given President's election -- and this for all sorts of very good reasons -- the approach has again been completely ignored.
At issue is the enfranchisement of historically powerless ethnic and caste groups.
To imply that Maxwell Fyfe's entirely worthy general Charter principles are somehow 'responsible' for the Strasbourg judges' decisions to prevent a British Home Secretary's expulsion of aliens deemed to be a threat to the public safety, and to order the enfranchisement of convicted prisoners is, of course, risible.
He is an enfranchisement and right to manage specialist.
She also brought home a resolve to advocate for women's enfranchisement.
They formed as an ABS in 2012 and have achieved considerable growth in the past 12 months, more than doubling the number of their staff, and winning awards including the ''Highly Commended'' Solicitor of the Year at the Enfranchisement and Right to Manage Awards 2014.
Peers this week agreed an amendment to the Wales Bill to devolve power to the National Assembly to set the voting age for a future referendum on income tax powers after NUS Wales joined other organisations in pushing for the enfranchisement of more young people after their successful participation in the Scottish referendum.