Disenfranchised in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Disenfranchised

deprived of rights, especially the right to vote

Examples of Disenfranchised in a sentence

In the early days, only white landowners were allowed rights, all others were disenfranchised at the polls.  🔊

In the 1950s, authorities discriminated against African Americans and disenfranchised them by requiring them to take a test or pay a fine before allowing them to cast their ballot.  🔊

Today, officials disenfranchised prisoners and those on probation, but recently governors have allowed them to cast their ballots  🔊

In order to make sure the candidate won, several friends conducted unethical means and disenfranchised those supporting his opponent.  🔊

Until recently women were disenfranchised until suffragettes fought to gain the right to elect officials.  🔊

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