from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Chiefly British Variant of license.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. standard spelling of license
- v. Alternative form of license.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- Same as license, licensed, licensee.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. authorize officially
- n. a legal document giving official permission to do something
- n. excessive freedom; lack of due restraint
- n. freedom to deviate deliberately from normally applicable rules or practices (especially in behavior or speech)
• An unlicensed use of the word licence resulted in a flawed headline above a column on the Comment pages yesterday Ignoring its imperial history licences the west to repeat it, 7 April, page 35.
The Minister of Railways; Ben Schoeman, attacking what he called the licence of the Press during the 1961 session of Parliament, called Sunday
What I didn't like so much was the hunting about of the poor devils that had not got what they called a licence -- a printed thing giving 'em leave for to dig gold on the Crown lands.
Then they would grant you what they call a licence
Amnesty International, Oxfam and Article 36, a group which co-ordinates opposition to such weapons systems, said humanitarian concerns were being ignored at the UN-sponsored talks and that they will on Wednesday call on Britain to resist US attempts to sanction what they described as a "licence to kill" with cluster bombs.
You can try UltraMon out for free, but after the trial a licence is $US39. 95.
Any parole officer will tell you that the first thing not to do to prisoners on licence is make their life financially harder than it is already.
You ` d need CRB checks for all the volunteers at £60 a pop, a health and safety certificate, insurance, an entertainment licence from the council (renewable annually) so they can have banjo lessons, a licence to sell cola bottles and panda pops from the tuck shop, a hygiene certificate to handle said cola bottles.
Their use of a Creative Commons licence is designed to ensure that all of the website is reusable.
Everyone in the UK with a TV licence is subsidising it.
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