suffragette


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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.
The so-called Battle of Newcastle took place in October, 1909, as the suffragette campaign for votes for women hotted up.
The so-called Battle of Newcastle took place in October 1909, as the suffragette campaign for votes for women hotted up.
THE price ticket read "9ct gold Suffragette brooch" and the antiques fair stallholder was in no doubt: this, he explained, would have been worn by a woman in the early 1900s to show her support for the "Votes for Women" movement.
The dice game is called Pank-a-Squith after Emmeline Pankhurst - leader of the British Suffragette movement - and her adversary Herbert Asquith, British Prime Minister from 1908 to 1916.
A SLICE OF HISTORY FOR SALE ON WEDNESDAY, March 14, Exeter auctioneers Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood will sell an archive of suffragette ephemera including, notably, a four-page 'In Memoriam' for Emily Wilding Davison (1872-1913) the suffragette who threw herself in front of King's George V's horse at the Epson Derby.
The dice game is called Pank-a-Squith, named after Emmeline Pankhurst - leader of the British Suffragette movement - and her adversary Herbert Asquith, British Prime Minister from 1908 to 1916.
But next to these depressing statistics I have recently witnessed a chink of light that has filled me with hope: and it's in the form of the Suffragette Spirit campaign.
But next to these horrible statistics I have recently witnessed a chink of light that has filled me with hope: and it's in the form of the Suffragette Spirit campaign.
The exhibition celebrates the events and people associated with the Suffragette movement in Loughborough.
The fight by strong women, such as Emmeline Pankhurst and Millicent Fawcett and the many women involved in the Suffragette movement, forced the government to give some women the vote before the franchise was extended 10 years later.