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disfranchisement


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Disfranchisement  \Dis*fran"chise*ment\,  n. 
  The  act  of  disfranchising,  or  the  state  disfranchised; 
  deprivation  of  privileges  of  citizenship  or  of  chartered 
  immunities. 
 
  Sentenced  first  to  dismission  from  the  court,  and  then 
  to  disfranchisement  and  expulsion  from  the  colony. 
  --Palfrey. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  disfranchisement 
  n  :  the  discontinuation  of  a  franchise;  especially  the 
  discontinuation  of  the  right  to  vote 




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