Definition of "disfranchising" [disfranchising]

  • Present participle of disfranchise. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "disfranchising" in a sentence
  • "These laws come in several different forms—either requiring citizens to present photo identification or proof of citizenship in order to vote, making it more difficult to register or conduct registration drives prior to elections, reducing the opportunity for early voting or disfranchising more citizens with past criminal convictions."
  • "These Despots are totally dedicated to the subjugation, exploitation and disfranchising of their own citizens and abhor the messages of freedoms emanating from the emerging Middle East Democracies."
  • "When a Latino Republican operative, Robert de Posada, thinks he can get away with running campaign ads in Spanish and English urging Latinos to "send a message" to the Democrats by disfranchising themselves, servitude to the Republicans' electoral interests became an "oppositional" expression of "protest.""
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