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Synonym: ballotvoicevoteSimilar words: sufficesufficientfragilefragrantfragmentragegaragecourageMeaning: ['sʌfrɪdʒ]  n. a legal right guaranteed by the 15th amendment to the US constitution; guaranteed to women by the 19th amendment. 
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1 She was active in the Society for Women's Suffrage.
2 When was universal suffrage introduced in your country?
3 Women had to fight for their suffrage.
4 The question of woman suffrage sets them at variance.
5 During these years, suffrage demands by women became increasingly vocal and difficult to ignore.
6 Congressional elections are by universal and compulsory adult suffrage.
7 All elections are by universal adult suffrage.
8 There was a fierce struggle for women's suffrage in Britain early this century.
9 Both houses are elected by universal adult suffrage for terms of no longer than four years.
10 It was in that year that female suffrage was being widely advocated and the militant suffragettes made their appearance.
11 Popular suffrage meant that rival factions would shout for their own candidate.
12 Suffrage reforms took place in the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.
13 Congressional elections are by universal and compulsory adult suffrage with one-third of the senators elected indirectly.
14 Both houses are elected by universal adult suffrage and for terms of no longer than four years.
15 However, the government continued to resist demands for universal suffrage, preferring a power-sharing system.
16 Political authority is exercised by the unicameral 400-member National Assembly, elected every five years by universal adult suffrage.
17 The 44-member General Council and 45-member Regional Council are elected for six-year terms by universal suffrage.
18 Indeed, Beatrice is notorious for signing the 1889 women's appeal against female suffrage, though she later recanted.
19 The propertied class which called itself liberal was immediately opposed to universal suffrage and to the masses in general.
20 The unicameral legislature, the National Assembly, is also elected for a five-year term by universal adult suffrage.
21 They also declared that the president of the republic should be elected by universal suffrage.
22 It was also the year of the first presidential election held under universal suffrage.
23 There is a unicameral Legislative Assembly of 70 seats,( 62 of which are elected by universal adult suffrage for five years.
24 Monarchy was as widely taken for granted at the end of the nineteenth century as is universal suffrage today.
25 The constitutional commission had also agreed that the country's President should be elected by direct universal suffrage.
26 Legislative authority is now vested in a unicameral National Congress, with 100 members elected for five years by universal adult suffrage.
27 Even now, not every country in Europe has universal suffrage.
28 There is a Federal Assembly of 42 members, elected by universal adult suffrage for a five-year term.
29 So the concept of a Bill of Rights was not imposed on a parliamentary authority already based on universal suffrage.
30 Legislative authority is vested in a 50-member unicameral parliament, which is similarly elected by universal suffrage for a five-year term.
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