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Franchise may refer to:

Business and law[edit]

  • Franchising, a business method that involves licensing of trademarks and methods of doing business to franchisees
  • Franchise, a privilege to operate a type of business such as a cable television provider, public utility, or taxicab company, sometimes requiring the filing of tariff schedules, as in:
  • Franchise, a clause used by insurance companies as a threshold for policy payments, as in deductible
  • Franchise, political franchise, or suffrage, the civil right to vote
  • Franchise jurisdiction, in English history, a jurisdiction held as private property
  • Franchise Pictures, a film production company

Arts, entertainment, and media[edit]


  • Franchise, a term for a team in the type of professional sports league organization most commonly found in North America; see North American professional sports league organization
    • Franchise player, a player on such a team around whom an entire competitive squad can be built
    • Franchise tag, a designation of a player in the US National Football League whose contract is soon to expire that binds them to the team for one year at an enhanced salary
  • Sports league franchise, or League franchise, a local or regional business franchising operation under a particular sporting league in activities such as pool, darts, etc.

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