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franchise
used in Their Finest Hour

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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)
  • ...of South Africa—that wonderful man, with his immense profound mind, and his eye watching from a distance the whole panorama of European affairs—I have received from all these eminent men, who all have Governments behind them elected on wide franchises, who are all there because they represent the will of their people, messages couched in the most moving terms in which they endorse our decision to fight on, and declare themselves ready to share our fortunes and to persevere to the...

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