What does franchise mean?

Definitions for franchise
ˈfræn tʃaɪzfran·chise

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. franchise(noun)

    an authorization to sell a company's goods or services in a particular place

  2. franchise, dealership(noun)

    a business established or operated under an authorization to sell or distribute a company's goods or services in a particular area

  3. franchise, enfranchisement(verb)

    a statutory right or privilege granted to a person or group by a government (especially the rights of citizenship and the right to vote)

  4. franchise(verb)

    grant a franchise to

Webster Dictionary

  1. Franchise(adj)

    exemption from constraint or oppression; freedom; liberty

    Etymology: [F., fr. franc, fem. franche, free. See Frank, a.]

  2. Franchise(adj)

    a particular privilege conferred by grant from a sovereign or a government, and vested in individuals; an imunity or exemption from ordinary jurisdiction; a constitutional or statutory right or privilege, esp. the right to vote

    Etymology: [F., fr. franc, fem. franche, free. See Frank, a.]

  3. Franchise(adj)

    the district or jurisdiction to which a particular privilege extends; the limits of an immunity; hence, an asylum or sanctuary

    Etymology: [F., fr. franc, fem. franche, free. See Frank, a.]

  4. Franchise(adj)

    magnanimity; generosity; liberality; frankness; nobility

    Etymology: [F., fr. franc, fem. franche, free. See Frank, a.]

  5. Franchise(verb)

    to make free; to enfranchise; to give liberty to

    Etymology: [F., fr. franc, fem. franche, free. See Frank, a.]

Freebase

  1. Franchise

    Franchise is a science fiction short story by Isaac Asimov. It first appeared in the August 1955 issue of the magazine If: Worlds of Science Fiction, and was reprinted in the collections Earth Is Room Enough and Robot Dreams. It is one of a loosely connected series of stories concerning a fictional computer called Multivac. It is the first story in which Asimov dealt with computers as computers and not as immobile robots.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Franchise

    fran′chiz, or -chīz, n. liberty: a privilege or exemption belonging to a subject by prescription or conferred by grant: the right of voting for a member of Parliament.—v.t. to enfranchise: to give one the franchise.—ns. Fran′chisement (Spens.), freedom, release; Fran′chiser, one who has the franchise. [O. Fr., from franc, free.]

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How to say franchise in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of franchise in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of franchise in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of franchise in a Sentence

  1. Paul Feig:

    It's a giant franchise and it's a big world, i completely understand wanting to create this whole (franchise) just like 'Star Wars' has. But for me, all I can concentrate on is my ladies and how much we're going to kick ass.

  2. Wu Jian:

    Ticket sales in China are estimated to reach 3 billion yuan, the success can be attributable to the nearly 20 Marvel movies over the past 11 years. From that, the Marvel franchise has built up and retained a lot of Chinese fans.

  3. Jason Damata:

    The pain is really coming from taking a franchise off the table and all the things that come with it, roseanne.

  4. Troy Brouwer:

    It means a lot to me, to the team and to the franchise, for a franchise that has had trouble getting out of that first round, it's a confidence booster.

  5. Craig Coben:

    Mandates for accelerated placements will continue to be carnivorously competitive, as an active role is critical for building a strong ECM franchise.

Images & Illustrations of franchise

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Translations for franchise

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  • امتيازArabic
  • избирателно право, привилегияBulgarian
  • Konzession, Wahlrecht, FranchiseGerman
  • δικαιοχρησία, δικαίωμα ψήφουGreek
  • franquiciaSpanish
  • frantsiisEstonian
  • toimilupa, franchisingsopimus, äänioikeus, etuoikeus, poikkeuslupa, toimiluvanhaltija, kansalaisuus, valtuuttaa, franchising-ottaja, valtuutus, osakkuus, urheiluseura, franchise, oikeus, valtakirjaFinnish
  • còirScottish Gaelic
  • franchiseHungarian
  • זִכָּיוֹןHebrew
  • francaisMalay
  • rösträttSwedish
  • ఫ్రాంచైజ్Telugu
  • oy hakkı, ayrıcalık, imtiyaz, oy verme hakkı, muhafiyetTurkish
  • 專營權Chinese

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