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woman suffrage

[ woom-uhn suhf-rij ]
/ ˈwʊm ən ˈsʌf rɪdʒ /
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noun
the right of women to vote; female suffrage.
a movement to gain this right for women.
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Also wom·en's suf·frage [wim-inz suhf-rij] /ˈwɪm ɪnz ˈsʌf rɪdʒ/ .

Origin of woman suffrage

First recorded in 1840–50

OTHER WORDS FROM woman suffrage

wom·an-suf·frage, adjectivewom·an-suf·fra·gist, noun
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