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Definition of the verb affranchise

What does affranchise mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: affranchised | affranchising | affranchises

  1. grant freedom to; as from slavery or servitude

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Google previewA Selection of Cases on the Law of Private Corporations (1908)

by Leslie Jay Tompkins

b AFfranchise is a species of incorporeal hereditament; it is defined Y ind; ...

Google previewHealing in the Homeland (2013)

Haitian Vodou Tradition by Margaret Mitchell Armand

To affranchise means to transfer an enslaved person to the subgroup of the Affranchi. 3. The Haïtian Revolution should be seen in reality as an Afro-Taíno Revolution fought by enslaved Africans, maroons, and bossals (Taínos and Africans) on ...

Google previewGarner's Dictionary of Legal Usage (2011)

by Bryan A. Garner

Affranchise is a needless variant. See disenfranchise. franchiser; franchisor. Franchiser is preferred. W3 contains only the -er form; the OED lists -or as a variant. frankalmoin; frankalmoign; frankalmoigne; almoign; almoin. This obsolete form ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage (2001)

by Bryan A. Garner

Affranchise is a NEEDLESS VARIANT. See disfranchise. Franchise = to grant (to another) the sole right of engaging in a certain business or in a business with a particular trademark in a certain area. See franchise, n. franchiser; franchisor.

Google previewThe Wolters Kluwer Bouvier Law Dictionary (2015)

Quick Reference by Stephen Michael Sheppard


Google previewThe Globe dictionary of the English language (1873)

by English language

AFFRANCHISE. Advocate, (ad ro-kAt) n. One who pleada Advocate, (ad'vo-k&t) T.t. (L. adrocaU*.] To ptead is favour of ; to maintain by argument. Advocation, (ad -vd-ka'ahun) n. Act of pleading. ArrcwssB, (ad-voa'run) n. The right of pre- ...

Google previewBouvier's Law Dictionary and Concise Encyclopedia (1914)

by John Bouvier, Francis Rawle

AFFRANCHISE. To make free. AFFRAY. The fighting of two or more persons in a public place to the terror of the people. Mere words cannot amount to an affray. Any person is Justified in using force to part the combatants ; 1 Cr. M. & R. 757.

Google previewThe Spelling Dictionary: Or, a Collection of All the Common Words and Proper Names of Persons and Places, Made Use of in Yhe English Tongue. ... By Thomas Dyche, .. (1737)

by Thomas Dyche

affect affectation affection _ affectionate affectionately affectionateness affectivc affiance affidiivit 'affinity affirm affirmation affirmative affirmatively affix affiation afflict affliction afflictivc affi uence affisiency affislx afford affranchise - affray affright ...

Google previewAn Analytical Dictionary of the English Language (1835)

In which the Words are Explained in the Order of Their Natural Affinity, Independent of Alphabetical Arrangement; and the Signification of Each is Traced from Its Etymology ... to which are Added, an Introduction, Containing a New Grammar of the Language, and an Alphabetical Index, for the Ease of Consultation by David Booth

To AFFRANCHISE (to make free) was formerly written in place of To Enfranchise. ENFRANCHISEMENT and DISENFRANCHISEMENT denote the several actions, or states of the Verbs. The most distinguishing of the privileges of a Borough is ...

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Video shows what affranchise means. To free from obligation, servitude or service.. Affranchise Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary. How to ...

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The value of this 11-letter word is 22 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.


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