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license

  

      vb   tr  
1    to grant or give a licence for (something, such as the sale of alcohol)  
2    to give permission to or for  
  licensable      adj  
  licenser, licensor      n  


license plate   ,   (Canadian)   licence plate  
      n      the U.S. and Canadian term for       numberplate  
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licence   ,   (U.S.)   license         
      n  
1    a certificate, tag, document, etc., giving official permission to do something  
2    formal permission or exemption  
3    liberty of action or thought; freedom  
4    intentional disregard of or deviation from conventional rules to achieve a certain effect  
poetic licence     
5    excessive freedom  
6    licentiousness  
     (C14: via Old French and Medieval Latin licentia permission, from Latin: freedom, from licet it is allowed)  


license         
      vb   tr  
1    to grant or give a licence for (something, such as the sale of alcohol)  
2    to give permission to or for  
  licensable      adj  
  licenser, licensor      n  
license plate   ,   (Canadian)   licence plate  
      n      the U.S. and Canadian term for       numberplate  

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license

  

      vb   accredit, allow, authorize, certify, commission, empower, enable, entitle, give a blank cheque to, permit, sanction, warrant  
  
Antonyms     
   ban, debar, disallow, forbid, outlaw, prohibit, proscribe, rule out, veto  

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