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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
MEANING:verb tr.: To make or set free.
ETYMOLOGY:From Old French franchise, from franche, feminine of franc (free), from Latin francus (free). Franchise and enfranchise are synonyms of this word.
USAGE:"Military life did not agree with his contemplative nature, and Al-Salih eventually requested that the sultan grant him his freedom so that he could devote himself to prayer. Having been affranchised, he went back to Tabriz."
Pascale Ghazaleh; Digging for Paradise; Al-Ahram Weekly (Cairo, Egypt); Oct 19, 2000.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:We don't need to eat anyone who would run, swim, or fly away if he could. -James Cromwell, actor (b. 1940)