SUFFRAGE in a Sentence

Learn SUFFRAGE from example sentences, some of them are from classic books. The app collects 40,000 words and 300,000 sentences. Input your word, you get not only its meaning and example, but also some sentences' contexts in classic literature.

Free Online Vocabulary Test
K12, SAT, GRE, IELTS, TOEFL
Word in Sentence
 Input your word:
Want to search a word in classic works?
Search Classic Quotes
 Meanings and Examples of SUFFRAGE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
suffrage
 n.  vote given in the choice of a man for an office or trust; formal expression of an opinion; testimony; attestation; witness; approval
Classic Sentence: (18 in 2 pages)
1  The alternative thus offered the nation was not between full and restricted Negro suffrage; else every sensible man, black and white, would easily have chosen the latter.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In II
2  It was rather a choice between suffrage and slavery, after endless blood and gold had flowed to sweep human bondage away.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In II
3  Thus Negro suffrage ended a civil war by beginning a race feud.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In II
4  It came to regard its work as merely temporary, and Negro suffrage as a final answer to all present perplexities.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In II
5  Nearly all the former ones had become leaders by the silent suffrage of their fellows, had sought to lead their own people alone, and were usually, save Douglass, little known outside their race.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In III
6  If such a peon should run away, the sheriff, elected by white suffrage, can usually be depended on to catch the fugitive, return him, and ask no questions.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In VIII
7  In the attitude of the American mind toward Negro suffrage can be traced with unusual accuracy the prevalent conceptions of government.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In IX
8  In the fifties we were near enough the echoes of the French Revolution to believe pretty thoroughly in universal suffrage.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In IX
9  It was at this time that the question of Negro suffrage in the South was raised.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In IX
10  After his remarks upon suffrage he abruptly questioned her about herself.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER II
11  And oh, by the way, we must oppose this movement of Mrs. Potbury's to have the state clubs come out definitely in favor of woman suffrage.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XI
12  Through her Carol met commanders and majors, newspapermen, chemists and geographers and fiscal experts from the bureaus, and a teacher who was a familiar of the militant suffrage headquarters.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVII
13  At the flat they found her two housemates and a girl who had been to jail for suffrage.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
14  She was talking at dinner to a generalissima of suffrage.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
15  That which universal suffrage has effected in its liberty and in its sovereignty cannot be undone by the street.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER II—THE ROOT OF THE MATTER
Example Sentence:
1  When was universal suffrage introduced in your country?
2  China has promised some form of universal suffrage for the next chief executive election in 2017 with the caveat that candidates must be vetted.