Give the right to vote to.; Free (a slave).
‘a proposal that foreigners should be enfranchised for local elections’
‘We need your passion to ensure that a free Iraq enfranchises all its peoples, that there is an Iraq in which the state is constrained by law and that works for its citizens.’
‘As if aware that their vote made little difference, more than half of the 3 million enfranchised Hong Kong people stayed away from polling stations.’
‘After 1860, the trend across Europe was to widen the male electorate and enfranchise women for local elections.’
‘Roman voters didn’t want to enfranchise the Italians either, because it would water down their own votes.’
‘But this did not prevent the NSW parliament enfranchising women in that same year.’
отпускать на волю, освобождать, предоставлять избирательные права