disfranchise definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To deprive of a privilege, an immunity, or a right of citizenship, especially the to vote; disenfranchise.
    • To deprive (a corporation, as an example) of a privilege or team.
    • To deprive of a franchise or chartered right; to dispossess associated with the liberties of a citizen, or of a certain privilege, at the time of voting, keeping office, etc.
    • To rob of a privilege, an immunity, or a right of citizenship, particularly the directly to vote; disenfranchise.
    • To deprive (a corporation, for example) of a privilege or franchise.
    • To deprive of a franchise or chartered right; to dispossess for the liberties of a citizen, or of a certain privilege, as of voting, keeping company, etc.
  • verb:
    • To rob some body of some privilege, especially the straight to vote; to disenfranchise.
    • deprive of voting legal rights
    • To deprive somebody of some privilege, particularly the straight to vote; to disenfranchise.
    • deprive of voting legal rights
  • others:
    • To rob associated with the rights and benefits of a totally free resident; deprive of chartered legal rights and immunities; deprive of every franchise, particularly associated with the right of voting in elections. Formerly occasionally written diffranchise.
    • To rob associated with the legal rights and benefits of a free of charge resident; deprive of chartered legal rights and immunities; deprive of every franchise, particularly of right of voting in elections. Previously sometimes written diffranchise.

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