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Enfranchise

enfranchise vt

-chised
-chis·ing
: to grant franchise to
;esp
: to admit to the privileges of a citizen and esp. to voting rights [the Twenty-sixth Amendment enfranchised all citizens over 18 years of age] compare emancipate



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.