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Franchise

Franchise

1. Exemption from constraint or oppression; freedom; liberty.

2. A particular privilege conferred by grant from a sovereign or a government, and vested in individuals; an imunity or exemption from ordinary jurisdiction; a constitutional or statutory right or privilege, especially. The right to vote. Election by universal suffrage, as modified by the constitution, is the one crowning franchise of the American people. (W. H. Seward)

3. The district or jurisdiction to which a particular privilege extends; the limits of an immunity; hence, an asylum or sanctuary. Churches and mobasteries in Spain are franchises for criminals. (london Encyc)

4. Magnanimity; generosity; liberality; frankness; nobility. Franchise in woman. elective franchise, the privilege or right of voting in an election of public officers.

Origin: f, fr. Franc, fem. Franche, free. See frank.


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Therapeutic Regimens With Biologics

... growth that has proven to be quite lucrative for them recently. Presently, this biologic industry is about an 80 billion or so dollar per year franchise- with roughly 15 percent growth each year with this particular market, it is believed. It has been reported that are about 250 biologics on ...

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by quiact
Mon Mar 09, 2009 1:55 pm
 
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Topic: Therapeutic Regimens With Biologics
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Re: Stomach bloating and weight gain

... no regulation, they can print all sorts of claims. On another note, I spoke with a client today who said she owns a holistic medicine/supplement franchise Big shock here :shock: Hmm, snake oil salesman have not dissappeared, only changed their title. If someone was suffering from malabsorption ...

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by MichaelXY
Fri Oct 31, 2008 1:21 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
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Re: Stomach bloating and weight gain

... is a lack of urgency from medical professionals. On another note, I spoke with a client today who said she owns a holistic medicine/supplement franchise and that she and one of her children had bad food allergies/intolerances until she avoided the foods and started to introduce other foods. ...

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by Jennuan
Wed Oct 29, 2008 4:21 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
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