admit to citizenship

admit to citizenship
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  • admit citizenship — index naturalize (make a citizen) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • admit — Synonyms and related words: Americanize, Anglicize, O, OK, accept, accord, acculturate, acculturize, acknowledge, acquiesce, acquire, admit everything, admit exceptions, adopt, affiliate, agree, agree provisionally, allow, allow for, assent,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • History of Haitian Nationality and Citizenship — The Republic of Haiti is located on the island Hispaniola in the Caribbean. Haiti gained its independence from France in the first successful slave rebellion in the Americas, and their identification as conquerors of a racially repressed society… …   Wikipedia

  • enfranchise — en·fran·chise /in fran ˌchīz/ vt chised, chis·ing: to grant franchise to; esp: to admit to the privileges of a citizen and esp. to voting rights the Twenty sixth Amendment enfranchised all citizens over 18 years of age compare emancipate Merriam… …   Law dictionary

  • naturalize — verb ( ized; izing) Date: 1559 transitive verb 1. to confer the rights of a national on; especially to admit to citizenship 2. to introduce into common use or into the vernacular 3. to bring into conformity with nature 4. to cause (as a plant) to …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • enfranchise — enfranchisement /en fran chuyz meuhnt, chiz /, n. enfranchiser, n. /en fran chuyz/, v.t., enfranchised, enfranchising. 1. to grant a franchise to; admit to citizenship, esp. to the right of voting. 2. to endow (a city, constituency, etc.) with… …   Universalium

  • enfranchise — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. liberate, set free, release; naturalize; empower, license, qualify. See permission, liberation. Ant., disenfranchise. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To liberate] Syn. emancipate, release, manumit; see free …   English dictionary for students

  • enfranchise — v 1. naturalize, admit to citizenship; grant [s.o.] voting rights. 2. authorize, license, privilege, warrant; charter, empower, sanction, qualify. 3. emancipate, affranchise, liberate, manumit, disenthrall, free, set free; release, disimprison,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • enfranchise — en•fran•chise [[t]ɛnˈfræn tʃaɪz[/t]] v. t. chised, chis•ing 1) gov to admit to citizenship, esp. to the right of voting 2) gov to endow (a city, constituency, etc.) with municipal or parliamentary rights 3) gov to set free; liberate, as from… …   From formal English to slang

  • enfranchise — /ɛnˈfræntʃaɪz / (say en franchuyz), /ən / (say uhn ) verb (t) (enfranchised, enfranchising) 1. to grant a franchise to; admit to citizenship, especially to the right of voting. 2. Law to invest with the right of being represented in Parliament. 3 …   Australian English dictionary

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