Definition of Licence. Meaning of Licence. Synonyms of Licence

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Definition of Licence

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License Li"cense (l[imac]"sens), n. [Written also licence.] [F. licence, L. licentia, fr. licere to be permitted, prob. orig., to be left free to one; akin to linquere to leave. See Loan, and cf. Illicit, Leisure.] 1. Authority or liberty given to do or forbear any act; especially, a formal permission from the proper authorities to perform certain acts or to carry on a certain business, which without such permission would be illegal; a grant of permission; as, a license to preach, to practice medicine, to sell gunpowder or intoxicating liquors. To have a license and a leave at London to dwell. --P. Plowman. 2. The document granting such permission. --Addison. 3. Excess of liberty; freedom abused, or used in contempt of law or decorum; disregard of law or propriety. License they mean when they cry liberty. --Milton. 4. That deviation from strict fact, form, or rule, in which an artist or writer indulges, assuming that it will be permitted for the sake of the advantage or effect gained; as, poetic license; grammatical license, etc. Syn: Leave; liberty; permission.

Meaning of Licence from wikipedia

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- by copyright and, as a result, cannot be licensed. A typical software licence grants the licensee, typically an end-user, permission to use one or more...
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- hold a television licence. Businesses, hospitals, schools and a range of other organisations are also required to hold television licences to watch and record...
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- A television licence or broadcast receiving licence is a payment required in many countries for the reception of television broadcasts, or the possession...
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- In India, a driving licence is an official do****ent that authorises its holder to operate various types of motor vehicles on highways and some other roads...
- a number plate (British English), license plate (American English), or licence plate (Canadian English), is a metal or plastic plate attached to a motor...
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