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disenfranchise

verb To deprive of a right or entitlement.
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141) Another historian went so far as to claim that this law 'actually disfranchised some who had hitherto enjoyed the rights of citizenship'.
Like other disfranchised individuals, Omega relies on a community based around a shared cultural tradition to give him a sense of belonging and purpose, with Omega, Alex, and his friends Amandla and Fenton, together with Reverend Bell, forming an alliance against the robots, just as Dylan, Mingus, and Arthur come together over comic books.
A group of disfranchised rebels from Darfur demanded the government of the National Islamic Front (NIF) to give some attention to the Darfur Region which has suffered chronic neglect from the successive Northern region dominated post-independence governments in the form of lack of development, non-participation of its people in Power sharing, deprivation of Wealth sharing and decision-making in spite of the large population size of seven million who contribute to the national income by their livestock exports and payment of taxes without grudge or grumble
Yet, the emphasis on race resolves Creoleness into pure, self-contained antecedents and often reduces dialogues between racialized cultures to enduring wars of recognition, in which a White ruling class works to reinforce its position through ideological incorporation, whereas marginalized and disfranchised Black and Mulatto populations busily organize resistance.
The tale of two cities in Dallas, as in the rest of urban America, leaves minorities and the poor economically and civicly disfranchised.
Nearly 2 million, or 38%, of the disfranchised are African American, Nationwide, more than 5.
While they struggled at the political level to gain even the most basic rights for themselves and their people, they cooperated with the colonial rulers in the enlightenment project, believing sincerely in the descriptions of their own states provided by the colonial masters: backward polities inhabited by poor, mostly illiterate, militarily conquered, politically disfranchised natives.
Black people were disfranchised in the South and political power in the hands of whites.
After all, many disfranchised groups have struggled for decades, even centuries, to become full and equal citizens.
The argument he made for dual carriage of digital and analog signals was about the obligation that the agency has towards consumers who do not want the expense of buying a cable set up box and that these individuals could be disfranchised.
The problem is the Labour government with its broken promises and sleaze has given so much ammunition to the BNP and disfranchised the majority of the working class people.
Businesses have become a disfranchised, tax-yielding minority who were treated more supportively in the Great Depression when the Business Rate was suspended by politicians possessing considerable industrial experience.