Associations to the word «Franchise»


FRANCHISE, noun. A right or privilege officially granted to a person, a group of people, or a company by a government.
FRANCHISE, noun. An acknowledgment of a corporation's existence and ownership.
FRANCHISE, noun. The authorization granted by a company to sell or distribute its goods or services in a certain area.
FRANCHISE, noun. A business operating under such authorization, a franchisee.
FRANCHISE, noun. A legal exemption from jurisdiction.
FRANCHISE, noun. The membership of a corporation or state; citizenship.
FRANCHISE, noun. The right to vote at a public election.
FRANCHISE, noun. The district or jurisdiction to which a particular privilege extends; the limits of an immunity; hence, an asylum or sanctuary.
FRANCHISE, noun. (sports) The collection of organizations in the history of a sports team; the tradition of a sports team as an entity, extending beyond the contemporary organization.
FRANCHISE, noun. (business) (marketing) The positive influence on the buying behavior of customers exerted by the reputation of a company or a brand.
FRANCHISE, noun. The loose collection of fictional works pertaining to a particular universe, including literary, film, or television series from various sources.
FRANCHISE, noun. Exemption from constraint or oppression; freedom; liberty.
FRANCHISE, noun. (obsolete) Magnanimity; generosity; liberality; frankness; nobility.
FRANCHISE, verb. (transitive) To confer certain powers on; grant a franchise to; authorize.
FRANCHISE, verb. (transitive) (rare) To set free; invest with a franchise or privilege; enfranchise.

Dictionary definition

FRANCHISE, noun. An authorization to sell a company's goods or services in a particular place.
FRANCHISE, noun. A business established or operated under an authorization to sell or distribute a company's goods or services in a particular area.
FRANCHISE, noun. A statutory right or privilege granted to a person or group by a government (especially the rights of citizenship and the right to vote).
FRANCHISE, verb. Grant a franchise to.

Wise words

Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say "infinitely" when you mean "very"; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
C. S. Lewis