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  • 1 Enfranchise — En*fran chise, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Enfranchised}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Enfranchising}.] [Pref. en + franchise: cf. F. enfranchir.] 1. To set free; to liberate from slavery, prison, or any binding power. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. To endow with a… …

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  • 2 Enfranchised — Enfranchise En*fran chise, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Enfranchised}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Enfranchising}.] [Pref. en + franchise: cf. F. enfranchir.] 1. To set free; to liberate from slavery, prison, or any binding power. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. To endow… …

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  • 3 Enfranchising — Enfranchise En*fran chise, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Enfranchised}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Enfranchising}.] [Pref. en + franchise: cf. F. enfranchir.] 1. To set free; to liberate from slavery, prison, or any binding power. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. To endow… …

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  • 4 enfranchise — transitive verb ( chised; chising) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French enfranchiss , stem of enfranchir, from en + franc free more at frank Date: 15th century 1. to set free (as from slavery) 2. to endow with a franchise: as a. to admit… …

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  • 5 enfranchise — v. a. 1. Admit as a free man, endow with a franchise. 2. Free, emancipate, manumit, release, set free, make free, restore to liberty …

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  • 6 enfranchise — en·fran·chise /in fran ˌchīz/ vt chised, chis·ing: to grant franchise to; esp: to admit to the privileges of a citizen and esp. to voting rights the Twenty sixth Amendment enfranchised all citizens over 18 years of age compare emancipate Merriam… …

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  • 7 Magic in fiction — Fantasy Fantasy media Fantastic art Fantasy anime Fantasy art Fantasy artists Fantasy authors Fantasy comics Fantasy fiction magazine Fantasy films Fantasy literature Fantasy television Fantasy webcomics Genre studies History of fantasy Sources… …

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  • 8 Fantasy tropes and conventions — Illustration by Arthur Rackham to Richard Wagner s Die Walküre: the magic sword, such as Nothung, is a common fantasy trope. Fantasy Fantasy media Fantastic art Fantasy anime Fan …

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  • 9 History of Bavaria — The history of Bavaria stretches from its earliest settlement and its formation as a stem duchy in the 6th century through its inclusion in the Holy Roman Empires to its status as an independent kingdom and, finally, as a large and significant… …

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  • 10 List of Pokémon (141-160) — At the core of the multi billion dollarcite web|url=http://sev.prnewswire.com/entertainment/20051004/LATU06404102005 1.html|title=Pokémon Franchise Approaches 150 Million Games Sold|publisher=PR Newswire|accessdate=] Pokémon media franchise of… …

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  • 11 Russia — /rush euh/, n. 1. Also called Russian Empire. Russian, Rossiya. a former empire in E Europe and N and W Asia: overthrown by the Russian Revolution 1917. Cap.: St. Petersburg (1703 1917). 2. See Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. 3. See Russian… …

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  • 12 WOMAN — This article is arranged according to the following outline: the historical perspective biblical period marriage and children women in household life economic roles educational and managerial roles religious roles women outside the household… …

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  • 13 Clayface — Publication information Publisher DC Comics First appearance (Karlo) Detective Comics #40 (June 1940) (Hagen) Detective Comics #298 (December 1961) (Payne) Detective Comics #478 (July–Au …

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  • 14 List of Fullmetal Alchemist characters — Several characters from Fullmetal Alchemist as depicted in the first anime. The Fullmetal Alchemist anime and manga series feature an extensive cast of fictional characters created by Hiromu Arakawa. The story is set in a fictional universe… …

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  • 15 Europe, history of — Introduction       history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.… …

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  • 16 Constitution of the Irish Free State — The Constitution Committee meeting at the Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin. The Constitution of the Irish Free State was the first constitution of the independent Irish state. It was enacted with the adoption of the Constitution of the Irish Free State… …

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  • 17 Weapon X — This article is about the clandestine government anti mutant project, for the reality jumping team of antiheroes, see Weapon X (Exiles); for the individuals called Weapon X, see Wolverine (comics) or Garrison Kane; for the Weapon Plus Project,… …

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  • 18 Ultimate Fantastic Four — Supercbbox| title = Ultimate Fantastic Four comic color = background:#ff8080 caption = Cover to Ultimate Fantastic Four #13 Art by Adam Kubert schedule = Monthly format = Ongoing publisher = Marvel Comics date = February 2004 Present issues =… …

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  • 19 Mario Gabelli — Mario Joseph Gabelli (born June 19, 1942) is an American stock investor, investment advisor, and financial analyst. He is the founder, chairman, and CEO of Gabelli Asset Management Company Investors (GAMCO Investors) a $30 billion dollar global… …

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  • 20 Magic (fantasy) — Magic in fiction is the endowing of fictional characters or objects with magical powers.Such magic often serves as a plot device, the source of magical artifacts and their quests. Magic has long been a component of fantasy fiction, where it has… …

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