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suffrage

Pronunciation: /ˈsʌfrɪdʒ/

Translation of suffrage in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • sufragio (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • General elections with universal adult suffrage were held in April 1965, with several political parties represented.
    • Successive extensions of the right to vote produced universal adult suffrage by 1928 and made the House of Commons representative of the nation.
    • Bulgaria's 1991 constitution, which established a parliamentary republic, provides for a multiparty parliamentary system and free elections with universal adult suffrage.

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