disfranchise

[ dis-fran-chahyz ]
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verb (used with object),dis·fran·chised, dis·fran·chis·ing.
  1. a less common variant of disenfranchise.

Origin of disfranchise

1
A late Middle English word dating back to 1425–75; see origin at dis-1, franchise

Other words from disfranchise

  • dis·fran·chise·ment [dis-fran-chahyz-muhnt, -chiz-], /dɪsˈfræn tʃaɪz mənt, -tʃɪz-/, noun
  • dis·fran·chis·er, noun
  • non·dis·fran·chised, adjective
  • un·dis·fran·chised, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for disfranchise

disfranchise

/ (dɪsˈfræntʃaɪz) /


verb
  1. another word for disenfranchise

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