What does franchise mean?

Definitions for franchise
ˈfræn tʃaɪzfran·chise

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. franchise, enfranchisement(noun)

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

  2. franchise(noun)

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

  3. 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

  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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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. Mike Layman:

    It has led to a doubling of litigation against franchise brands, both the franchisor and franchisee are part of a very healthy ecosystem in today's economy. They can both breathe a little easier knowing that they won't be held responsible for the actions of a business partner.

  2. Mark King:

    Because our people are the heart of our organization, and we understand the impact these actions can have,were amending our sick policyat our company-owned U.S. restaurants to better accommodate our teams while ensuring no one works who is sick, well be paying employees who are required tostay at home, or who work at a restaurant that is closed, for their scheduled or regularly scheduled hours during theirtime away from work. Were actively working with our franchise partners to encourage a similar approach.

  3. Rachel Lindsay:

    I have always been vocal about the problematic behavior of the franchise and their failure to address their diversity issues; but I stayed with the franchise to be a voice on the inside to push for change.

  4. Randi Zuckerberg:

    I think they were like' Okay, you probably should have taken the McDonald's franchise money if you wanted a business. But, okay, this might be a second good choice,'.

  5. Vin Diesel:

    I know people are going to feel like it doesn’t have to end, but I think all good things should, there are reasons for a finale. I think this franchise has deserved it.

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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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