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licence des moeurs n.
licentiousness

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Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
n.
vice squad
n.
vice squad
exp.
changing attitudes
n.
customs
n.
license ; Bachelor's degree
nf.
Bachelor's degree
nfpl.
common decency ; good morals ; proprieties ; good social behaviour
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licence

  

      nf  
   (=permis)   licence   (Grande-Bretagne)  , license   (USA)     
licence d'exploitation      licence   (Grande-Bretagne)  , license   (USA)     
licence d'exportation      export licence   (Grande-Bretagne)  , export license   (USA)     
   (=diplôme)   degree, bachelor's degree  
licence ès lettres      arts degree  
licence en droit      law degree  
     (poétique)    licence   (Grande-Bretagne)  , license   (USA)  
   (=débauche)   licentiousness
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary  
"licence des moeurs": examples and translations in context
Le pape prêche contre la licence des mœurs (6 juin) | DICI The pope preaches against license (June 6) | DICI
Les lois anglaises n'admettent point la légitimation par mariage subséquent ; elles regardent cette sorte de légitimation comme capable de favoriser la licence des mœurs, et de troubler l'ordre des familles. English laws permit no legitimisation by subsequent marriage; they regard this sort of legitimisation as capable of promoting loose morals and disturbing the order of families.
«De nos jours, l'Armée de Marie était plus nécessaire que jamais pour pétrir les coeurs dans l'esprit d'adoration et les sauver du naufrage que la licence des moeurs et la désacralisation allaient provoquer en cette fin de siècle décadent. More than ever, the Army of Mary was necessary in our time for the instilling in hearts of the spirit of adoration and to save them from the ruin that would be wrought by the licentiousness and desacralization in this ending of a decadent century.
Ainsi, loin d'ajouter encore à la licence croissante des mœurs, ils contribueront à l'enrayer et même à assainir le climat moral de la société. In this way, far from adding to the growing permissiveness of behavior, each individual will contribute towards controlling it and even towards making the moral climate of society more wholesome.
Être radical faisait partie des mœurs. I think getting radical was part of the culture at that time.
La brigade des mœurs voulait t'arrêter. The Vice Squad was all set to run you in.
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