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Definition of 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.
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Franchise Translations

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