verb (used with object), disfranchised, disfranchising.
to deprive (a person) of a right of citizenship, as of the right to vote.
to deprive of a franchise, privilege, or right.

1425–75; late Middle English; see dis-1, franchise

disfranchisement [dis-fran-chahyz-muhnt, -chiz-] , noun
disfranchiser, noun
nondisfranchised, adjective
undisfranchised, adjective
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disfranchise (dɪsˈfræntʃaɪz)
another word for disenfranchise

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Example sentences
He is indignant at the prospect of his being disfranchised.
And before you scream that's unfair to minority groups or other disfranchised individuals.
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