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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 think, where did I laugh the most, where did I eat the most, where did I just feel good all the time, I would say making the Bond movie 'Die Another Day.' To be part of such an iconic franchise and to travel to exotic places - that was the most fun I ever had.
Halle Berry

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

A State which has universal suffrage and a wide extension of the jury franchise, must qualify the people by education to rightly exercise the great powers with which they are invested.
Edmund Barton

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

Africans require, want, the franchise on the basis of one man one vote. They want political independence.
Nelson Mandela
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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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