n.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 immunity 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.
Elective franchise
the privilege or right of voting in an election of public officers.
v. t.1.To make free; to enfranchise; to give liberty to.
[imp. & p. p. Franchised ; p. pr. & vb. n. Franchising.]
Noun1.franchise - an authorization to sell a company's goods or services in a particular place
2.franchise - a business established or operated under an authorization to sell or distribute a company's goods or services in a particular area
Synonyms: dealership
3.franchise - a statutory right or privilege granted to a person or group by a government (especially the rights of citizenship and the right to vote)
Synonyms: enfranchisement
Verb1.franchise - grant a franchise to
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Framing chisel
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Frances Eliza Hodgson Burnett
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franchise tax
Francis Albert Sinatra
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