suffrage

Part of speech: noun

A vote; assent.

Part of speech: noun

The right of voting.

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Usage examples "suffrage":

  1. I, however, insisted upon having the question put, and it was carried in favour of Universal Suffrage by a majority of twenty to one. - "Memoirs of Henry Hunt, Esq. Volume 3", Henry Hunt.
  2. They had spoken of marriage and divorce, of love and having children, and then had gone eagerly on to suffrage, jobs and " mental science," art, music and the rest of life. - "His Second Wife", Ernest Poole.
  3. He had got Hartwell to sign one, Elsie White Story, President of the State Equal Suffrage League, to sign another. - "Angela's Business", Henry Sydnor Harrison.