disenfranchisement
noun see disenfranchise

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • disenfranchisement — n. The act of taking a right away from an individual or group. Webster s New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000 …   Law dictionary

  • disenfranchisement — disenfranchise ► VERB 1) deprive of the right to vote. 2) deprive of a right or privilege. DERIVATIVES disenfranchisement noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Disenfranchisement — Disenfranchise Dis en*fran chise, v. t. To disfranchise; to deprive of the rights of a citizen. {Dis en*fran chise*ment}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disenfranchisement — See disenfranchise. * * * …   Universalium

  • disenfranchisement — noun Explicit or implicit revocation of, or failure to grant the right to vote, to a person or group of people …   Wiktionary

  • disenfranchisement — n. negation of the rights of a citizen (such as the right to vote) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • disenfranchisement — dis·enfranchisement …   English syllables

  • disenfranchisement — noun the act of withdrawing certification or terminating a franchise (Freq. 2) • Ant: ↑enfranchisement • Derivationally related forms: ↑disenfranchise • Hypernyms: ↑management, ↑direction …   Useful english dictionary

  • Felony disenfranchisement — is the term used to describe the practice of prohibiting persons from voting based on the fact that they have been convicted of a felony. It therefore restricts universal suffrage; [Human Rights Watch and the Sentencing Project,… …   Wikipedia

  • criminal disenfranchisement — n. The loss of the right to vote by a person convicted of or sentenced to imprisonment for a felony. See also civil death. Webster s New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000 …   Law dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”