The definition of a franchisee is a person who is granted the right to market a company's product in a certain geographical area.
A person who buys the right to open a store under the Dairy Queen brand name is an example of a franchisee.
a person, business, etc. that has been granted a franchise
One that has been granted the right by a corporation to sell its product or service within a particular area.
- A holder of a franchise; a person who is granted a franchise.