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tr.v. dis·en·fran·chised, dis·en·fran·chis·ing, dis·en·fran·chis·es
To disfranchise.

dis′en·fran′chise′ment (-chīz′mənt, -chĭz-) n.
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Noun1.disenfranchisement - the act of withdrawing certification or terminating a franchise
management, direction - the act of managing something; "he was given overall management of the program"; "is the direction of the economy a function of government?"
certification, enfranchisement - the act of certifying or bestowing a franchise on
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n (of person)Aberkennung fder bürgerlichen Ehrenrechte; (of town)Entzug mdes Rechts, einen Abgeordneten ins Parlament zu senden
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In a unanimous ruling, the nine justices agreed that the Supreme Court would not be responsible "for vindicating generalized partisan preferences." The court could, however, be interested in adjudicating specific cases of disenfranchisement as a result of unfairly drawn districts, Chief Justice John Roberts wrote at the time.
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PESHAWAR -- Provincial Election Commissioner, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pir Maqbool Ahmad, on Saturday warned elders and election candidates against making agreements for the women's disenfranchisement, saying the practice is an offence punishable up to three years imprisonment or fine of Rs100,000 or both.
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