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synonyms for disenfranchise

  • coerce
  • deprive
  • imprison
  • incarcerate
  • oppress
  • shackle
  • subjugate
  • suppress
  • bind
  • capture
  • chain
  • check
  • circumscribe
  • compel
  • confine
  • disfranchise
  • dominate
  • enchain
  • enclose
  • enthrall
  • fetter
  • hobble
  • hold
  • immure
  • indenture
  • jail
  • reduce
  • restrain
  • restrict
  • secure
  • subdue
  • subject
  • tether
  • tie
  • yoke
  • get hooks into
  • keep under thumb
  • put in irons
  • shut in
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antonyms for disenfranchise

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  • free
  • let go
  • release
  • allow
  • disconnect
  • expand
  • liberate
  • loose
  • loosen
  • lose
  • permit
  • stop
  • unfasten
  • untie
  • emancipate
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How to use disenfranchise in a sentence

Working together today, we can begin to repair the damage of decades of disenfranchising minority groups.
WE WON’T HAVE A TRUE ECONOMIC RECOVERY UNTIL WE TACKLE THE RACIAL WEALTH GAPMATTHEWHEIMERSEPTEMBER 1, 2020FORTUNE
While there are outliers, we have unfortunately left major demographic groups behind, even disenfranchised them.
WE WON’T HAVE A TRUE ECONOMIC RECOVERY UNTIL WE TACKLE THE RACIAL WEALTH GAPMATTHEWHEIMERSEPTEMBER 1, 2020FORTUNE
I really think disenfranchising that entire population — we’re in real danger of that at this point.
HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF NURSING HOME RESIDENTS MAY NOT BE ABLE TO VOTE IN NOVEMBER BECAUSE OF THE PANDEMICBY RYAN MCCARTHY AND JACK GILLUMAUGUST 26, 2020PROPUBLICA
He said the weighted vote disenfranchises over 1 million residents represented by those board members.
POLITICS REPORT: DOWN GOES ONE HOT-BUTTON BALLOT MEASUREANDREW KEATTSJULY 18, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The city of San Diego faces the dual crisis of severe budget cuts and a growing demand to increase spending on communities that have been historically disenfranchised.
IT’S TIME TO REVISIT THIS GARBAGE CITY POLICYJOE BETTLES, MARIANNA GARCIA, ELISE HANSON, JACK CHRISTENSEN AND AURORA LIVINGSTONJUNE 25, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Not only this, but he proposed to the provincial assembly a measure to disenfranchise all persons who have concubines.
CHINA, JAPAN AND THE U.S.A.JOHN DEWEY
They effectively discount any and all other means of acquiring knowledge, and totally disenfranchise individuals who cannot read.
THE CIVILIZATION OF ILLITERACYMIHAI NADIN
The whole thing is gone, and for my part I wish they'd disenfranchise the borough.
PHINEAS FINNANTHONY TROLLOPE
I wish they'd disenfranchise the whole country, and send us a military governor.
PHINEAS FINNANTHONY TROLLOPE
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