- Word Combinations (verb)
|part of speech:
||disenfranchised, disenfranchises, disenfranchising
||to deprive (someone) of a right of citizenship, esp. the right to vote; disfranchise.
Literacy requirements and poll taxes disenfranchised many would-be voters who were illiterate or too poor to pay the tax.
||to deprive of a franchise, right, or privilege.
||banish, blacklist, ostracize