suffrage (English) [ IPA: ˈsəfrɪdʒ ASM: চাফ্ৰেজ]
Contributed by: Rajib Kumar Dutta (ৰাজীৱ কুমাৰ দত্ত) on 2006-12-15
1. Political Science(Abstract Noun) Suffrage is the civil right to vote, or the exercise of that right. In that context it is also called political franchise or simply the franchise, a term dating from the time when the Franks of ancient France were free.