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Word: franchise

Definition: right or privilege granted by authority; right to vote; license to sell a product in a particular territory

Sentences Containing 'franchise'

He had made a very considerable fortune in the States, and his reason for leaving them was his aversion to the negroes, and his dislike of the Republican policy in extending the franchise to them.

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