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Definition of Franchise
FranchiseFranchise Fran"chise (? or ?; 277), n. [F., fr. franc, fem.
franche, free. See Frank, a.]
1. Exemption from constraint or oppression; freedom; liberty.
2. (LAw) 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.
Election by universal suffrage, as modified by the
Constitution, is the one crowning franchise of the
American people. --W. H.
3. The district or jurisdiction to which a particular
privilege extends; the limits of an immunity; hence, an
asylum or sanctuary.
Churches and mobasteries in Spain are franchises for
4. Magnanimity; generosity; liberality; frankness; nobility.
``Franchise in woman.' [Obs.] --Chaucer.
Elective franchise, the privilege or right of voting in an
election of public officers. FranchiseFranchise Fran"chise, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Franchised; p. pr.
& vb. n. Franchising.] [Cf. OF. franchir to free, F., to
To make free; to enfranchise; to give liberty to. --Shak.
Meaning of Franchise from wikipedia
- Look up franchise
in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Franchise
, a business method
that involves licensing
on a marketing concept which
can be adopted
by an organization
as a strategy
implemented, a franchisor...
- A media franchise
, also known
as a multimedia franchise
, is a collection
of related media
in which several derivative works
have been produced
is an American science fiction anthology
and media franchise created
by J. J. Abrams consisting
is an American sports drama multimedia franchise created
Stallone, which began
with the eponymous
1976 film and has since become
- In the National Football League
(NFL), the franchise
tag is a designation
a team may apply
to a player scheduled
is an American media franchise created
Cameron, which consists
of a planned series
of epic science fiction films produced
is an American media franchise centered
on a series
of action films featuring
John J. Rambo. The five films
are First Blood
(1982), Rambo: First...
- as Like a Dragon, is a ****anese video
by Sega. The franchise incorporates elements
of the action-adventure...
- Halo is a military science fiction media franchise
, originally developed
and currently managed
by 343 Industries, part of Microsoft's...
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