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.]

How to pronounce franchise?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Taco Bell:

    We do not tolerate this behavior. This employee no longer works for the brand, and the franchise is retraining its staff to ensure this incident will not happen again. Management has reached out and apologized directly to the customer.

  2. Peyton Manning:

    I’ve stated my entire career, I have great respect for Tom Brady as a player and as a friend for the job he has done as a QB for that franchise, there’s no question this is a sweet day. This is a sweet victory.

  3. Daniel Ives:

    The stores need to reflect a changing Apple franchise, some of that has been lost over the last few years.

  4. Steve Berman:

    Franchise owners are now left with lots full of (diesel) vehicles they are unable to sell.

  5. Tyler Perry:

    I'll be 50 this year and I'm just at a place in my life where this next 50 I want to do things differently, this character has been amazing. So many people have loved her. It's been a great 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
  • oy hakkı, ayrıcalık, imtiyaz, oy verme hakkı, muhafiyetTurkish
  • 專營權Chinese

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