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An advocate of women's suffrage, especially in the United Kingdom.

suf′fra·get′tism n.
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(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
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(ˌsʌf rəˈdʒɛt)

a woman who advocates female suffrage.
suf`fra•get′tism, n.
usage: See -ette.
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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)
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A. Nsufragista f
B. CPD suffragette movement Nmovimiento m sufragista
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[ˌsʌfrəˈdʒɛt] nsuffragette fsuffragette movement nmouvement m des suffragettes
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nSuffragette f
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[ˌsʌfrəˈdʒɛt] nsuffragetta
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995


(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.
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The Sufragettes coin is the second most rare 50p, with 3,124,030 issued in 2003.
(18) No entanto, neste meio caminho, a mulher teve de adentrar no universo masculino para adentrar em uma profissao e, posteriormente, na universidade, colocando em cheque de certa maneira sua individualidade, como as sufragettes o fizeram na luta por mais direitos na Inglaterra, reorientando "o papel social para o qual tinham sido educadas: maes e donas de casa.