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franchise
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The Fountainhead
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  • He staged a crusade against a shady streetcar monopoly and caused it to lose its franchise; the franchise was granted to a shadier group, controlled by Gail Wynand.
  • He staged a crusade against a shady streetcar monopoly and caused it to lose its franchise; the franchise was granted to a shadier group, controlled by Gail Wynand.

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as in: franchise business Define
a right granted by one organization to another -- most frequently the right of a small company to do business under the brand name and systems of a larger company (as when a local McDonalds restaurant is owned by an individual rather than the McDonalds Corporation)
as in: franchise to vote Define
a privilege granted to a person or group by a government (especially the rights of citizenship and the right to vote)
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