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noun as in authority, right

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If the only impression you have of Deadpool is Ryan Reynolds mouthing off in the movie franchise, do yourself a favor and pick up this 2012 series by Croatian comic genius Dalibor Talajic.

From Ozy

City spokespeople also couldn’t tell reporter MacKenzie Elmer what’s next for the franchise fee agreement immediately after the special Council meeting.

The Council won’t get to see the final franchise agreement before it goes out to market anyway, Council President Georgette Gómez said during the meeting.

The franchise agreement is considered San Diego’s most powerful leverage point against investor-owned utilities, and there’s really no standard for what the city can or can’t request.

“We’re definitely focused on creating franchises,” co-CEO Reed Hastings said on a call with investors last week.

From Quartz

Then, under the bold headline “Rebooting Spider-Man,” Robinov describes a broad vision for the future of the franchise.

Another angle Robinov suggests as a possibility for Peter Parker/Spider-Man is a franchise reboot tackling Spidey as… an adult.

The NFL cares about only one thing: protecting the 32 franchise owners.

More than the books, and they are greatly so, this is an action franchise.

The Hunger Games franchise is already a deeply political saga, chronicling a growing rebellion against a tyrannical regime.

I am prepared to respect the franchise, to give substantially, although not nominally, equality.

Likewise, he owned the stage line and franchise, controlling the only right of way by which a railroad could reach up the valley.

Mr. O'Connell moved that it should be an instruction to the committee to restore the franchise to these freeholders.

In regard to the qualification of electors, he said it had been determined not to adhere to the parliamentary franchise.

On the 4th of July, however, the house went into committee upon clause twenty, which referred to the value of the franchise.


On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to franchise, such as: authorization, ballot, charter, exemption, freedom, and immunity.

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