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Definition 1: the act of certifying or bestowing a franchise on - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for enfranchisement in the sense of this definition

(enfranchisement is a kind of ...) the act of conferring legality or sanction or formal warrant

(... is a kind of enfranchisement ) the act of granting credit or recognition (especially with respect to educational institution that maintains suitable standards)

"a commission is responsible for the accreditation of medical schools"

Definition 2: a statutory right or privilege granted to a person or group by a government (especially the rights of citizenship and the right to vote) - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for enfranchisement in the sense of this definition

(enfranchisement is a kind of ...) a right based in law

(... is a kind of enfranchisement ) a legal right guaranteed by the 15th amendment to the US Constitution; guaranteed to women by the 19th amendment

"American women got the vote in 1920"

(enfranchisement belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

Definition 3: freedom from political subjugation or servitude - [noun denoting state]

(enfranchisement is a kind of ...) the condition of being free; the power to act or speak or think without externally imposed restraints

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