franchise

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Synonyms for franchise

Synonyms for franchise

an authorization to sell a company's goods or services in a particular place

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a business established or operated under an authorization to sell or distribute a company's goods or services in a particular area

a statutory right or privilege granted to a person or group by a government (especially the rights of citizenship and the right to vote)

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NEW YORK GIANTS -- Designated DE Jason Pierre-Paul as the franchise player.
A franchise player may sign a multiyear contract with his current club until July 22.
The CPL has chosen the top six players in the region based on their stats and performances, and contracted each of them to be the franchise players for one of the six teams, ensuring that each team is bolstered by a talented, top West Indian player.
There's definitely no big man worthy of being called a franchise player in this pool.
But no if Bryant's replacement doesn't possess the same qualities of a franchise player like him.
Final line: 0 for 4, three runners left on base, zero pitches hit with the authority the Angels have come to expect from their franchise player.
Marc Dutiaume has been their franchise player lately - and I told Mike Blaisdell not to sign him because at the time he hadn't been doing much for Fife, where he used to play.
Medtronic is a franchise player in medical devices that has been able to reinvent itself at various points in its history to provide investors solid growth opportunities on the top and on the bottom lines," said Jan David Wald, senior equity analyst for George K.
On the evening of May 17, the General Managers will each announce the identities of one Franchise Player and up to four Protected Players from their respective 2007 teams who will be re-signed for the 2008 season.
In the middle of the turmoil is Carmelo Anthony, the franchise player newly signed to probably his last multi-year, mega-million dollar extension.
With Lee as the franchise player of the Painters, Rain or Shine can be expected to make more than a handful of championship appearances in his next three years, unless of course, something happens.
5 million tender offer that came along with being designated the team's franchise player.
Brees was a free agent after the season, but the Chargers weren't about to let him leave for nothing, so they made him their franchise player and signed him to a one-year, $8.
Usually the prospect of just one potential franchise player in a draft is enough to get us worked up, but two?
Even before the Love-to-Cleveland trade happened, there were already rumours that Love was interested in a long-term commitment with the Ohio franchise as an extended pairing with superstar LeBron James has intrigued the former Timberwolves franchise player.