Translation of "franchise" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈfræn.tʃaɪz/ us /ˈfræn.tʃaɪz/

franchise noun (BUSINESS)

[ C ] a right to sell a company's products in a particular area using the company's name

a fast-food franchise 快餐特许经销权
a franchise holder 拥有特许经销权者

More examples

  • The Commission felt the company were overbidding and gave the franchise to their competitors instead.
  • The company expanded rapidly during the 1980s by means of franchises.
  • Each store is owned by an individual who pays a fee for the franchise.
  • The franchise has proved to be extremely lucrative.
  • He lost the franchise after failing to meet the specified standards.

franchise noun (VOTE)

the franchise [ S ]

the right to vote in an election, especially in order to elect a parliament or similar law-making organization

American women worked for decades to win the franchise. 1918年参政权扩大论者为年满29岁的英国妇女赢得了选举权。

franchiseverb [ T ]

uk /ˈfræn.tʃaɪz/ us /ˈfræn.tʃaɪz/

to give or sell a franchise to someone


(Translation of “franchise” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)