franchise
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franchise(
frahn
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chayz
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (commercial license)
a. la franquicia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We bought the franchise of a cafe chain one year ago and are now making a profit for the first time.Adquirimos la franquicia de una cadena de cafés hace un año y hasta ahora no hemos obtenido beneficios.
b. la licencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The company holds a franchise to sell carbon credits.La compañía tiene una licencia de venta de créditos de carbono.
c. la concesión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The railway company obtained a franchise to provide a train service between both cities.La compañía ferroviaria obtuvo una concesión para ofrecer un servicio de trenes entre ambas ciudades.
2. (business)
a. la franquicia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
At the moment, all the stores in the neighborhood are franchises.En la actualidad, todas las tiendas del vecindario son franquicias.
3. (sports)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la franquicia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Thanks to Michael Jordan, the Chicago Bulls are one of the most well-known franchises in the world.Gracias a Michael Jordan, los Toros de Chicago son una de las franquicias más conocidas del mundo.
4.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(politics)
a. el sufragio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The franchise was extended to women in Saudi Arabia in 2015.En Arabia Saudita, el sufragio se extendió a las mujeres en 2015.
b. el derecho al voto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The franchise was not given to all African Americans in the United States until 1965.En los Estados Unidos, no fue hasta 1965 que todos los afroamericanos tuvieron derecho al voto.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to grant a franchise to)
a. franquiciar
We began making our own soaps, and two years later franchised our business concept.Empezamos elaborando nuestros propios jabones y, dos años después, franquiciamos nuestro concepto de negocio.
b. conceder en franquicia
The well-known fashion house has now franchised several of its brands.La famosa firma de moda recién concedió en franquicia varias de sus marcas.
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franchise
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (commerce)
a. la franquicia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (politics)
a. el sufragio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (commerce)
a. franquiciar
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franchise [ˈfræntʃaɪz]
noun
1 (Pol) sufragio (m)
2 (Comm) concesión (f); franquicia (f)
transitive verb
(Comm) otorgar la concesión de; franquiciar
She has recently franchised her business Though the service is only available in California, Cane says he plans to franchise it to other states ...the franchised pizza business
modifier
franchise holder (n) franquiciadoafranquiciada (m) (f);a franquiciada concesionarioaconcesionaria (m) (f);a concesionaria
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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