Enfranchisement

  • 1 enfranchisement — en·fran·chise·ment n 1: the act of enfranchising 2: the state of being enfranchised Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. enfranchisem …

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  • 2 enfranchisement — UK US /ɪnˈfræntʃaɪzmənt/ noun [U] ► PROPERTY, LAW the right to buy the freehold (= legal ownership and control for an unlimited time) of a property instead of renting it leasehold (= for an agreed, limited period of time): »Blocks with 10%… …

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  • 3 Enfranchisement — En*fran chise*ment, n. 1. Releasing from slavery or custody. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Admission to the freedom of a corporation or body politic; investiture with the privileges of free citizens. [1913 Webster] {Enfranchisement of copyhold} (Eng.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 enfranchisement — [[t]ɪnfræ̱ntʃaɪzmənt[/t]] N UNCOUNT: oft N of n Enfranchisement is the condition of someone being enfranchised. [FORMAL] ...the enfranchisement of the country s blacks …

    English dictionary

  • 5 enfranchisement — enfranchise ► VERB 1) give the right to vote to. 2) historical free (a slave). DERIVATIVES enfranchisement noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 enfranchisement — noun see enfranchise …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 7 enfranchisement — See enfranchise. * * * …

    Universalium

  • 8 enfranchisement — noun a) The act of enfranchising b) The release from slavery …

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  • 9 enfranchisement — (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Liberation] Syn. emancipation, release, manumission; see freeing . 2. [Empowerment] Syn. authorization, license, the franchise; see permission , right 1 , 2 , vote 3 …

    English dictionary for students

  • 10 enfranchisement — en fran·chise·ment || tʃɪzmÉ™nt n. granting of certain rights (especially the right to vote); liberation, emancipation …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 11 enfranchisement — n 1. naturalization, admission to citizenship; the vote, the right to vote. 2. authorization, accordance; license, privilege, warranty, charter; sanction, grant, concession, carte blanche; permission, leave. 3. emancipation, affranchisement,… …

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  • 12 enfranchisement — en·fran·chise·ment …

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  • 13 enfranchisement — See: enfranchise …

    English dictionary

  • 14 enfranchisement — The act of making free (as from slavery); giving a franchise or freedom to; investiture with privileges or capacities of freedom, or municipal or political liberty. Conferring the privilege of voting upon classes of persons who have not… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 15 enfranchisement — The act of making free (as from slavery); giving a franchise or freedom to; investiture with privileges or capacities of freedom, or municipal or political liberty. Conferring the privilege of voting upon classes of persons who have not… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 16 enfranchisement — The act of enfranchising. See enfranchise; franchise …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 17 enfranchisement — noun 1. freedom from political subjugation or servitude • Derivationally related forms: ↑enfranchise • Hypernyms: ↑freedom 2. a statutory right or privilege granted to a person or group by a government (especially the rights of citizenship and… …

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  • 18 Enfranchisement of copyhold — Enfranchisement En*fran chise*ment, n. 1. Releasing from slavery or custody. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Admission to the freedom of a corporation or body politic; investiture with the privileges of free citizens. [1913 Webster] {Enfranchisement of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 19 enfranchisement of copyholds — In English law, the conversion of copyhold into freehold tenure, by a conveyance of the fee simple of the property from the lord of the manor to the copyholder, or by a release from the lord of all seigniorial rights, etc., which destroys the… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 20 enfranchisement of copyholds — In English law, the conversion of copyhold into freehold tenure, by a conveyance of the fee simple of the property from the lord of the manor to the copyholder, or by a release from the lord of all seigniorial rights, etc., which destroys the… …

    Black's law dictionary