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Meaning of ENFRANCHISEMENT

Pronunciation:  en'franchizmunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of certifying
  2. [n]  freedom from political subjugation or servitude
 

ENFRANCHISEMENT is a 15 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: certification
 
 Antonyms: disenfranchisement
 
 See Also: accreditation, authorisation, authorization, empowerment, freedom

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\En*fran"chise*ment\, n.
1. Releasing from slavery or custody. --Shak.

2. Admission to the freedom of a corporation or body politic;
   investiture with the privileges of free citizens.

{Enfranchisement of copyhold} (Eng. Law), the conversion of a
   copyhold estate into a freehold. --Mozley & W.

 

 

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