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Definition of Franchise

Franchise

  1. Exemption from constraint or oppression; freedom; liberty.
  2. 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.
  3. The district or jurisdiction to which a particular privilege extends; the limits of an immunity; hence, an asylum or sanctuary.
  4. Magnanimity; generosity; liberality; frankness; nobility.
  5. To make free; to enfranchise; to give liberty to.

Franchise Quotations

When I was a kid, I have two dreams. I want to be a baseball player. Hometown, Hiroshima, has a Japanese baseball franchise team called Hiroshima Carps. You know, and then I want to be a sushi chef. I want to make own restaurant - sushi restaurant.
Masaharu Morimoto

The insurance of working with a big, already successful franchise just gives you the chance to do other things on a more personal level.
Jason Statham

Wonder Woman isn't Spider-man or Batman. She doesn't have a town, she has a world. That was more interesting to me than a kind of contained, rote superhero franchise.
Joss Whedon

Purchasing the Bobcats is the culmination of my post-playing career goal of becoming the majority owner of an NBA franchise.
Michael Jordan

I would miss months of school and then return with bright blond hair. Needless to say, there was bullying. I wasn't beaten up daily, but there was name-calling and jealousy. You have to bear in mind that 'Harry Potter' wasn't cool. I wasn't part of the 'Terminator' franchise.
Tom Felton
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Franchise Translations

franchise in German is Alleinverkaufsrecht {n}
franchise in Italian is esclusiva
franchise in Norwegian is rettighet, stemmerett
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