Origin of enfranchise
OTHER WORDS FROM enfranchiseen·fran·chise·ment [en-fran-chahyz-muhnt, -chiz-], /ɛnˈfræn tʃaɪz mənt, -tʃɪz-/, nounen·fran·chis·er, nounun·en·fran·chised, adjective
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How to use enfranchise in a sentence
Now it’s about voting and how important it is for people to be enfranchised.Martin Luther King Jr.’s family marches in D.C. for Senate action on voting rights bill|Katherine Shaver|January 17, 2022|Washington Post
We want to make sure that what we’re doing here is really leading the way for others to also think about how they can enfranchise immigrants in their own cities.New York's Move Allowing Non-Citizens to Vote Could Lead Other Cities to Follow|Sanya Mansoor|December 10, 2021|Time
We also made it so voters must request an absentee ballot no less than 11 days before a primary or election to help enfranchise voters because the late requesters, they weren’t getting their ballots on time.Georgia's Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger Defends Controversial Election Law|Sanya Mansoor|April 26, 2021|Time
"To thank men like Cowan, who did not desire to enfranchise woman any more than the negro, was to stultify ourselves," he said.The College, the Market, and the Court|Caroline H. Dall
From here on there was only one course to follow, to press again for a Sixteenth Amendment to enfranchise women.
An alien immigrant to our shores may desire to attain the full status of citizenship; but desire alone will never enfranchise him.The Vitality of Mormonism--Brief Essays|James E. Talmage
North Dakota's constitution provided that the legislature might in the future enfranchise women.
For her it was not so much a question of enlightening the angels; the important thing was to enfranchise them.The Revolt of the Angels|Anatole France