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RIGHT TO VOTE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does right to vote mean? 

RIGHT TO VOTE (noun)
  The noun RIGHT TO VOTE has 1 sense:

1. a legal right guaranteed by the 15th amendment to the US constitution; guaranteed to women by the 19th amendment

  Familiarity information: RIGHT TO VOTE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


RIGHT TO VOTE (noun)


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Meaning:

A legal right guaranteed by the 15th amendment to the US constitution; guaranteed to women by the 19th amendment

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

right to vote; suffrage; vote

Context example:

American women got the vote in 1920

Hypernyms ("right to vote" is a kind of...):

enfranchisement; franchise (a statutory right or privilege granted to a person or group by a government (especially the rights of citizenship and the right to vote))

Domain category:

jurisprudence; law (the collection of rules imposed by authority)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "right to vote"):

universal suffrage (suffrage for all adults who are not disqualified by the laws of the country)


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