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franchises, plural;
  1. Grant a franchise to (an individual or group)

  2. Grant a franchise for the sale of (goods) or the operation of (a service)
    • - all the catering was franchised out
  1. An authorization granted by a government or company to an individual or group enabling them to carry out specified commercial activities, e.g., providing a broadcasting service or acting as an agent for a company's products

  2. A business or service given such authorization to operate

  3. An authorization given by a league to own a sports team

  4. A professional sports team

  5. A star player in a team

  6. The right to vote

  7. The rights of citizenship

  1. an authorization to sell a company's goods or services in a particular place
  2. grant a franchise to
  3. a statutory right or privilege granted to a person or group by a government (especially the rights of citizenship and the right to vote)
  4. Isaac Asimov (Айзек Азимов ; born Isaak Yudovich Ozimov, Исаак Юдович Озимов; c. January 2, 1920 - April 6, 1992) was an American author and professor of biochemistry at Boston University, best known for his works of science fiction and for his popular science books. ...
  5. Hitman is a stealth game series developed by the Danish company IO Interactive. The series is available on PC as well as several video game consoles, including the Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2, Xbox, and Xbox 360. The game series has since expanded into a novel, '' written by William C. ...
  6. In Anglo-Saxon law, an exclusive right is a de facto, non-tangible prerogative existing in law (that is, the power or, in a wider sense, right) to perform an action or acquire a benefit and to permit or deny others the right to perform the same action or to acquire the same benefit. ...
  7. A media franchise is an intellectual property involving the characters, setting and trademarks of an original work of media (usually a work of fiction), such as a film, a work of literature, a television program or a video game. ...
  8. Franchise is a science fiction short story by Isaac Asimov. It first appeared in the August 1955 issue of the magazine If: Worlds of Science Fiction, and was reprinted in the collections Earth Is Room Enough (1957) and Robot Dreams (1986). ...
  9. Professional sports leagues are organized in numerous ways. The most common are those in the North American mode and those in the European mode. ...
  10. (4.1 Franchises) Pepsi was forced to change their cheaper drink image and they had to raise their prices in order to compete in the market in the 1950 s, and this included their franchises outside of the United States. ...
  11. (franchising) A parent company grants another independent entity the privilege to do business in a pre-specified manner.
  12. NHS franchising involves identifying the top NHS managers and appointing them to the 'biggest challenges', whether failing trusts, key modernisation initiatives, or strategic health authorities.
  13. (FRANCHISING) Method of marketing goods and services via a proven business formula licensed for others to copy
  14. (1.) Franchising) Franchising is a way of organizing and developing (or growing) a business.  Most Corporations are organized such that every “branch” of the business is owned by the company and is operated by its employees. ...
  15. (FRANCHISING) The decision to market your business, services or goods for a fee or a per-cent of the gross sales. Restaurants can draw up a franchise agreement allowing others to use their name, advertising, expertise and concept for a fee.
  16. (Franchising) Provision of a specialized sales or service strategy, support assistance, and possibly an initial investment in the franchise in exchange for periodic fees.
  17. (Franchising) allows a company to use several small businesses to distribute its products and services while maintaining a consistent public image. When a company grants a franchise, it lets another business use and profit from its successful business plan. ...
  18. (Franchising) is the term used when a university or college allows another institution or college to deliver its programmes or courses. To ensure that the delivery is of an acceptable standard the providing institution will accredit the activities of the receiving college. ...
  19. (1) A statutory right which could not be exercised in the absence of the statute, such as the statutes enabling persons to form a corporation. Since a corporation is created by the statute, it could not be formed except by the grant of the legislature. ...
  20. A license may be granted by a business or company allowing a designee to sell and market its products or services in a fixed geographic area. ...
  21. Like a deductible, but if the amount of the merchandise is met or exceeded, the loss is paid in full.
  22. A provision in freight insurance conditions which exempts the insurer from particular average losses, in any one accident, under 3%. The provision is waived if the loss is caused by fire, or by the ship stranding, sinking or being in collision.
  23. a team; the legal arrangement that establishes ownership of a team.
  24. A special privilege conferred by government or, a contractual right to engage in a business under trade name owned by another.
  25. This is a more specific form of licensing. The franchise is given the right to use a set of manufacturing or service delivery processes, along with established business systems or trademarks, and to control their use by contractual agreement.