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Noun
A document giving official permission to do, use, or own something
“In order to use your boat across the waterways and rivers, you will need a licence to drive a boat.”
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Formal or official permission to do something
“Several organizations have been given licence by the government to investigate human rights violations.”
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The authority or permission to do something or to behave as one wishes
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“The very fact that he has a licence to practise medicine is also a licence to administer drugs, including narcotics.”
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Freedom to deviate deliberately from normally applicable rules or practices
“Aristophon was given complete licence to do and say whatever he wanted.”
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An official exemption from a rule or usual requirement
“The Ministry of Food even gave the railway special licence to operate its restaurant car without the requirement for food stamps.”
Noun
Creativity or inventiveness, typically used by writers to deviate from fact
“I invoked a writer's fictional licence in a few minor instances where I couldn't verify the facts.”
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The characteristic of lacking restraint or ignoring societal standards in one's conduct
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“Outside and opposed to normal social life, liminality is also given ritual expression in licence, disorder, and role reversal.”
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A formal document granting or demanding certain rights or liberties
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A document that establishes the identity of someone or something
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The action or fact of becoming qualified as a recognized practitioner of a profession or activity
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The power to decide or allow something
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A range of options, or the right or ability to choose from them
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The relative likelihood of something or someone to grant permission or allow something to happen
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A right or claim to the ownership of something
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Artistic freedom
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Independence or liberty from the power or control of another
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A good or beneficial quality or attribute of a person or thing
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Verb
To permit or authorize someone to do something
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“A letter is also written to the Queen from this Queen to licence him to pass beyond the seas.”
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To grant something to someone
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To give formal consent to
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To excuse or be a good reason for
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