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a woman advocate of female suffrage.
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
suffragette [(suf-ruh-jet)]

A suffragist. Today, the term suffragette is often considered demeaning.


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