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franchise
as in:  franchise to vote


At that time, the franchise was limited to male property owners.
  a privilege granted to a person or group by a government (especially the rights of citizenship and the right to vote)
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enfranchisement enfranchise franchise
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This sense of "franchise" is often seen as "enfranchise".
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  • At that time, the franchise was limited to male property owners.
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Associated words [difficulty]:   franchise [5] , disenfranchise [7] , enfranchise [8]
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Most commonly used in these subjects:   Business, Sports, Law
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