Today’s word of the day is ‘Suffrage‘ Let us understand more about this word.
Suffrage [ suhf-rij ]
What is the etymology of the word?
The noun suffrage derives from the Latin word “suffragium”.
What is this word’s grammar?
The word is a noun, i.e., it is the main subject of a sentence.
Does the word have a past tense? What is it?
How is the word pronounced in popular languages?
1. Hindi – Mataadhikaar
2. Spanish – Sufragio
3. French – Suffrage
4. Mandarin – Xuǎnjǔquán
How to use this word in a sentence?
1. Only recently, did I begin to question why LGBTQ women and women of color were left out of the prevailing narrative of women’s suffrage.
2. The right of suffrage is confined by the constitution to adult male citizens who have resided in the state for one year.
3. At the convention, suffrage was extended slightly although all non-real estate owners still could not vote.
4. The members of the latter, 397 in number, are elected for a space of five years by universal suffrage.
5. In 1848 he voted for Hume’s household suffrage motion and introduced a bill for the repeal of the Game Laws.
What are some synonyms of the word of the day?
Some synonyms of the word are:
assent, attestation, ballot, consensus, franchise, petition, prayer, right, testimony, voice, vote, etc.
What are some antonyms of the word of the day?
Some antonyms of the word are:
When a citizen gives his suffrage to a man of known immorality he abuses his trust; he sacrifices not only his own interest, but that of his neighbor; he betrays the interest of his country.
The "Panko" Card Game was based on the battle between pro- and anti-suffrage campaigners. They were distributed by the UK's Women's Social and Political Union. Playing cards were a very popular fundraising tactic #womensart pic.twitter.com/oARG2ChZ4J
— #WOMENSART (@womensart1) July 11, 2021