HyperDic: enfranchisement

English > 3 senses of the word enfranchisement:
NOUNstateenfranchisementfreedom from political subjugation or servitude
attributeenfranchisement, franchisea statutory right or privilege granted to a person or group by a government (especially the rights of citizenship and the right to vote)
actenfranchisement, certificationthe act of certifying or bestowing a franchise on
English > enfranchisement: 3 senses > noun 1, state
Meaningfreedom from political subjugation or servitude.
BroaderfreedomThe condition of being free
Verbsenfranchisegrant freedom to
English > enfranchisement: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningA statutory right or privilege granted to a person or group by a government (especially the rights of citizenship and the right to vote).
Synonymfranchise
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Narrowerright to vote, vote, suffrageA legal right guaranteed by the 15th amendment to the US Constitution
Broaderlegal rightA right based in law
Verbsenfranchisegrant voting rights
English > enfranchisement: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of certifying or bestowing a franchise on.
Synonymcertification
NarroweraccreditationThe act of granting credit or recognition (especially with respect to educational institution that maintains suitable standards)
Broaderauthorization, authorisation, empowermentThe act of conferring legality or sanction or formal warrant
OppositedisenfranchisementThe act of withdrawing certification or terminating a franchise
Spanishcertificación
Catalancertificació

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