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suf·fra·gette

 (sŭf′rə-jĕt′)
n.
An advocate of women's suffrage, especially in the United Kingdom.

suf′fra·get′tism n.

suffragette

(ˌsʌfrəˈdʒɛt)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a female advocate of the extension of the franchise to women, esp a militant one, as in Britain at the beginning of the 20th century
[C20: from suffrag(e) + -ette]
ˌsuffraˈgettism n

suf•fra•gette

(ˌsʌf rəˈdʒɛt)

n.
a woman who advocates female suffrage.
[1900–05]
suf`fra•get′tism, n.
usage: See -ette.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.suffragette - a woman advocate of women's right to vote (especially a militant advocate in the United Kingdom at the beginning of the 20th century)suffragette - a woman advocate of women's right to vote (especially a militant advocate in the United Kingdom at the beginning of the 20th century)
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
suffragist - an advocate of the extension of voting rights (especially to women)
Translations
sufražetka
suffragette
szüfrazsett
súfragetta, kvenréttindakona
sufražetka

suffragette

[ˌsʌfrəˈdʒet]
A. Nsufragista f
B. CPD suffragette movement Nmovimiento m sufragista

suffragette

[ˌsʌfrəˈdʒɛt] nsuffragette fsuffragette movement nmouvement m des suffragettes

suffragette

nSuffragette f

suffragette

[ˌsʌfrəˈdʒɛt] nsuffragetta

suffrage

(ˈsafridʒ) noun
1. the right to vote.
2. voting.
ˌsuffraˈgette (-ˈdʒet) noun
one of the women who worked and fought for women's right to vote.
References in classic literature ?
Plynlimmon, when condemning suffragettes, had said: "The woman who can't influence her husband to vote the way she wants ought to be ashamed of herself." Margaret had winced, but she was influencing Henry now, and though pleased at her little victory, she knew that she had won it by the methods of the harem.
Red Emma ended up being thrown in prison for being part of a demonstration in London, which saw more than 700 suffragettes try and force entry to the Houses of Parliament.
Her evening will combine historical insight with inspiring argument, revealing how far women have come since the Suffragettes, how far they still have to go and how they might get there.
Prof Pedersen said: "The activities of Scottish suffragists and suffragettes have been overshadowed by what went on in London, to the extent that the history of the movement being taught at higher level in schools in Scotland focuses mainly on English action.
There was also a large open-air meeting at the Castlegate on July 27 1914, protesting against forcible feeding of the suffragettes.
The china was used at the two-week-long Women's Exhibition of 1909, which raised funds for the suffragettes in their quest to allow women to vote in elections.
The china was used at the twoweek-long Women's Exhibition of 1909, which raised funds for the suffragettes in their quest for women to be allowed to vote in elections.
Without their wealth, determination and skills we might never have heard of the 'suffragettes'.
Professor Emma Rees said: "Chester: Suffragette City was a wonderful occasion and a great opportunity for us to remember the people -- suffragettes, suffragists, and allies -- who played their part in ensuring that women's votes could be cast on that rainy December morning in the city 100 years ago.
I was never taught about women's history or the suffragettes; it was not part of the curriculum.
I was never taught about women's history or the suffragettes, it was not part of the curriculum.