Example sentences for: disenfranchised

How can you use “disenfranchised” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • As a result, the English parliament enacted the Penal Laws of 1704, which disenfranchised the Catholic Irish; their purpose was to keep the majority of Irish poor and powerless.

  • Some felt that there had been loss of trust by clients from "disenfranchised" groups because of a belief that legal services programs have pulled away from discrimination-based initiatives.

  • It gives voice to disenfranchised folks who would be ignored otherwise.

  • In South Africa, the Cape Times warned that "millions of South Africans could find themselves effectively disenfranchised barely five years after the country became a democracy" if the government continues insisting that all citizens possess a new identity document if they are to register as voters in next year's general election.

  • It makes us aware of the special needs of disenfranchised groups.

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