HyperDic: suffrage

English > 1 sense of the word suffrage:
NOUNattributesuffrage, right to vote, votea legal right guaranteed by the 15th amendment to the US Constitution
suffrage > pronunciation
Soundssah'frihjh
Rhymesabridge ... yardage: 133 rhymes with ihjh...
English > suffrage: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
MeaningA legal right guaranteed by the 15th amendment to the US Constitution; guaranteed to women by the 19th amendment.
Synonymsright to vote, vote
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Narroweruniversal suffragesuffrage for all adults who are not disqualified by the laws of the country
Broaderfranchise, enfranchisementA statutory right or privilege granted to a person or group by a government (especially the rights of citizenship and the right to vote)
Spanishderecho al voto, sufragio, voto
Catalansufragi
Nounssuffragettea woman advocate of women's right to vote (especially a militant advocate in the United Kingdom at the beginning of the 20th century)
suffragistan advocate of the extension of voting rights (especially to women)

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