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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of disfranchise.

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Examples

  • He was well aware that Virginia was one of only two states in the nation -- Kentucky is the other -- that permanently disfranchises every person convicted of a felony, requiring an order of the Governor to regain the right to vote.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • He was well aware that Virginia was one of only two states in the nation -- Kentucky is the other -- that permanently disfranchises every person convicted of a felony, requiring an order of the Governor to regain the right to vote.

    Jack Kemp and voter restoration for felons

  • At a stroke, this policy disfranchises that entire tranche of the population who are looking desperately not just for some relief from the financial burden of direct and indirect taxation but also for a glimmering of sympathetic understanding from at least one political party ...

    Tories & tax cuts

  • At a stroke, this policy disfranchises that entire tranche of the population who are looking desperately not just for some relief from the financial burden of direct and indirect taxation but also for a glimmering of sympathetic understanding from at least one political party ...

    Gordon Brown, Charlie Whelan and Me

  • There are no absentee ballots, which means the process disfranchises the sick, shut-ins and people who are out of town on the day of the caucus.

    What's the Matter With Iowa?

  • To seat the delegates in the way that the Clinton camp is threatening disfranchises that million people in what the Clintonistas insist are key swing states.

    Chip Collis: Hillary's MAD MAD MAD MAD World

  • It disfranchises its own citizens…It encourages ignorance…It steals from us…It insults us.

    Savage Peace

  • It disfranchises its own citizens…It encourages ignorance…It steals from us…It insults us.

    Savage Peace

  • It disfranchises its own citizens…It encourages ignorance…It steals from us…It insults us.

    Savage Peace

  • There are no absentee ballots, which means the process disfranchises the sick, shut-ins and people who are out of town on the day of the caucus.

    John Fund: What's the Matter with Iowa?

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