Definition of re-enfranchise in US English:

re-enfranchise

verb

  • with object To restore (a person's) rights as a citizen, especially the right to vote. Also: to restore (a borough or town's) municipal rights, especially the right of representation in Parliament.

Origin

Early 17th century (in an earlier sense). From re- + enfranchise. With sense 1 compare Italian † raffrancare.