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An advocate of the extension of political voting rights, especially to women.
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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an advocate of the extension of the franchise, esp to women
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suf•fra•gist(ˈsʌf rə dʒɪst)
an advocate of the grant or extension of political suffrage, esp. to women.
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|Noun||1.||suffragist - an advocate of the extension of voting rights (especially to women)|
suffragette - a woman advocate of women's right to vote (especially a militant advocate in the United Kingdom at the beginning of the 20th century)
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