Associations to the word «Suffrage»

Wiktionary

SUFFRAGE, noun. (uncountable) The right or chance to vote, express an opinion, or participate in a decision.
SUFFRAGE, noun. (countable) A vote in deciding a particular question.
SUFFRAGE, noun. The right to vote for elected officials in a representative democracy.
SUFFRAGE, noun. (US) The right of women to vote.
SUFFRAGE, noun. (countable) (Christianity) A prayer, for example a prayer offered for the faithful dead.
SUFFRAGE, noun. (countable) (Christianity) A short petition, as those after the creed in matins and evensong.
SUFFRAGE, noun. (uncountable) Aid, intercession.
SUFFRAGE, noun. Testimony; attestation; witness; approval.

Dictionary definition

SUFFRAGE, noun. A legal right guaranteed by the 15th amendment to the US Constitution; guaranteed to women by the 19th amendment; "American women got the vote in 1920".

Wise words

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