adult suffrage

adult suffrage
/əˌdʌlt ˈsʌfrɪdʒ/ (say uh.dult 'sufrij), /ˌædʌlt/ (say .adult)

noun
universal suffrage.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

См. также в других словарях:

  • suffrage — /suf rij/, n. 1. the right to vote, esp. in a political election. 2. a vote given in favor of a proposed measure, candidate, or the like. 3. Eccles. a prayer, esp. a short intercessory prayer or petition. [1350 1400; ME < L suffragium voting… …   Universalium

  • suffrage — n. 1 a the right of voting in political elections (full adult suffrage). b a view expressed by voting; a vote (gave their suffrages for and against). c opinion in support of a proposal etc. 2 (esp. in pl.) Eccl. a a prayer made by a priest in the …   Useful english dictionary

  • Suffrage — (from the Latin suffragium , meaning voting tablet , and figuratively right to vote ; probably from suffrago hough , and originally a term for the pastern bone used to cast votes) is the civil right to vote, or the exercise of that right. In that …   Wikipedia

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  • universal suffrage — /junəvɜsəl ˈsʌfrɪdʒ/ (say yoohnuhversuhl sufrij) noun 1. the right to vote provided to all. 2. the principle that the right to vote for one s government, etc., should be extended to everyone above a specified age, usually eighteen. Also, adult… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Women's suffrage — U.S. women suffragists demonstrating for the right to vote, February 1913 Women s suffrage or woman suffrage[1] is the right of women to vote and to run for office. The expression is also used for the economic and political reform movement aimed… …   Wikipedia

  • Youth suffrage — Youth suffrage, or children s suffrage, is the right to vote for young people and forms part of the broader youth rights movement. Until recently Iran had a voting age of 15; Austria, Brazil, Cuba and Nicaragua have a voting age of 16; and… …   Wikipedia

  • universal suffrage — noun suffrage for all adults who are not disqualified by the laws of the country • Hypernyms: ↑right to vote, ↑vote, ↑suffrage * * * noun : suffrage of all adults not legally disqualified by the laws of a country: a. : manhood suffrage …   Useful english dictionary

  • Universal manhood suffrage — is a form of voting rights in which all adult males within a nation are allowed to vote, regardless of income, property, religion, race, or any other qualification. This process of voting helped empower rising American leaders like Andrew Jackson …   Wikipedia

  • female suffrage — /fimeɪl ˈsʌfrɪdʒ/ (say feemayl sufrij) noun the right of adult females to vote. Also, women s suffrage …   Australian English dictionary


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