franchiser

[fran-chahy-zer]

noun

Also fran·chi·sor [fran-chahy-zer, fran-chuh-zawr] /ˈfræn tʃaɪ zər, ˌfræn tʃəˈzɔr/. a person or company that grants a franchise.

Origin of franchiser

First recorded in 1835–45; franchise + -er1
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