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affranchise


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Affranchise  \Af*fran"chise\,  v.  t.  [F.  affranchir  ?  (L.  ad)  + 
  franc  free  See  {Franchise}  and  {Frank}.] 
  To  make  free  to  enfranchise.  --Johnson. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  affranchise 
  v  :  grant  freedom  to  as  from  slavery  or  servitude;  "Slaves  were 
  enfranchised  in  the  mid-19th  century"  [syn:  {enfranchise}] 




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