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  1. franchise

    • IPA[ˈfranˌ(t)SHīz]

    美式

    • n.
      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;a business or service given a franchise to operate
    • v.
      grant a franchise to (an individual or group);grant a franchise for the sale of (goods) or the operation of (a service)
    • noun: franchise, plural noun: franchises

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 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 Toyota granted the group a franchise lagers brewed under franchise 同義詞 warrant, charter, license, permit, authorization, ... 更多
    • a business or service given a franchise to operate fast-food franchises dot the roadside
    • a general title or concept used for creating or marketing a series of products, typically films or television shows the Harry Potter franchise
    • (chiefly in North America) an ownership structure in professional sports in which a league is limited to a fixed number of teams.
    • North American an authorization given by a league to own a sports team the two cities will be awarded franchises as the teams join the National League
    • North American informal a professional sports team.
    • North American informal a star player in a team.
    • 2. the right to vote the franchise was limited to Estonian citizens the election by universal franchise of a constituent assembly
    • the rights of citizenship the bishop's authority was deployed to extend the franchise of civilized Christian living 同義詞 suffrage, the vote, the right to vote, voting rights, enfranchisement, ... 更多反義詞 disenfranchisement

    動詞

    • 1. grant a franchise to (an individual or group) a franchised dealer
    • grant a franchise for the sale of (goods) or the operation of (a service) all the catering was franchised out
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    • IPA[ˈfran(t)ʃʌɪz]

    英式

    • n.
      an authorization granted by a government or company to an individual or group enabling them to ... Toyota granted the group a franchise lagers brewed under franchise
    • v.
      grant a franchise to (an individual or group): a franchised dealer

    Oxford Dictionary