universal suffrage


suffrage for all persons over a certain age, usually 18 or 21, who in other respects satisfy the requirements established by law.

Nearby words

  1. universal product code,
  2. universal quantifier,
  3. universal recipient,
  4. universal soul,
  5. universal stage,
  6. universal time,
  7. universal time coordinated,
  8. universalism,
  9. universalist,
  10. universality

Origin of universal suffrage

First recorded in 1700–10

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