Licenses vs Franchise - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between licenses and franchise
is that licenses
is while franchise
As a verb licenses
From (etyl), from (etyl) . More at (l).
A right or privilege officially granted to a person, a group of people, or a company by a government.
* W. H. Seward
An acknowledgment of a corporation's existence and ownership.
The authorization granted by a company to sell or distribute its goods or services in a certain area.
- Election by universal suffrage, as modified by the Constitution, is the one crowning franchise of the American people.
A business operating under such authorization, a franchisee.
A legal exemption from jurisdiction.
The membership of a corporation or state; citizenship.
The right to vote at a public election.
The district or jurisdiction to which a particular privilege extends; the limits of an immunity; hence, an asylum or sanctuary.
* London Encyc.
- McDonalds has exported its franchise .
(sports) The collection of organizations in the history of a sports team; the tradition of a sports team as an entity, extending beyond the contemporary organization.
- Churches and monasteries in Spain are franchises for criminals.
(business, marketing) The positive influence on the buying behavior of customers exerted by the reputation of a company or a brand.
The loose collection of fictional works pertaining to a particular universe, including literary, film or television series from various sources.
- The Whalers' home city of Hartford was one of many for the franchise .
Exemption from constraint or oppression; freedom; liberty.
- the Star Wars franchise
(obsolete) Magnanimity; generosity; liberality; frankness; nobility.
* (business operating under franchise) franchisee
* franchise player
* franchise records
From (etyl) franchisen, fraunchisen, from (etyl) . More at (l).
To confer certain powers on; grant a franchise to; authorize.
(rare) To set free; invest with a franchise or privilege; enfranchise.