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licences, plural; licenses, plural;
  1. Grant a license to (someone or something) to permit the use of something or to allow an activity to take place
    • - brokers must be licensed to sell health-related insurance
    • - he ought not to have been licensed to fly a plane
    • - a licensing authority
  2. Authorize the use, performance, or release of (something)
    • - the drug is already licensed for human use
    • - he was required to delete certain scenes before the film could be licensed for showing
  3. Give permission to (someone) to do something
    • - he was licensed to do no more than send a message
  1. A permit from an authority to own or use something, do a particular thing, or carry on a trade (esp. in alcoholic beverages)
    • - a gun license
    • - vehicle license fees
  2. Formal or official permission to do something
    • - logging is permitted under license from the Forest Service
  3. A writer's or artist's freedom to deviate from fact or from conventions such as grammar, meter, or perspective, for effect
    • - artistic license
  4. Freedom to behave as one wishes, esp. in a way that results in excessive or unacceptable behavior
    • - the government was criticized for giving the army too much license
  5. A reason or excuse to do something wrong or excessive
    • - police say that the lenient sentence is a license to assault

  1. a legal document giving official permission to do something
  2. authorize officially; "I am licensed to practice law in this state"
  3. freedom to deviate deliberately from normally applicable rules or practices (especially in behavior or speech)
  4. excessive freedom; lack of due restraint; "when liberty becomes license dictatorship is near"- Will Durant; "the intolerable license with which the newspapers break...the rules of decorum"- Edmund Burke
  5. the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization
  6. (licensed) accredited: given official approval to act; "an accredited college"; "commissioned broker"; "licensed pharmacist"; "authorized representative"
  7. The verb license or grant licence means to give permission. The noun licence (license in American English) refers to that permission as well as to the document memorializing that permission.
  8. License is Aya Ueto's fourth Japanese solo studio album. It sold 16,029 copies in its first week and peaked at #19. The album charted for only 4 weeks and sold a total of 21,746 copies overall. This album has a more "adult" feel to it than her previous releases. ...
  9. (licensed) Indicates the company is incorporated (or chartered) in another state but is a licensed (admitted) insurer for this state to write specific lines of business for which it qualifies.
  10. (LICENSED (LICENSURE)) This means a long-term care facility has met certain standards set by a State or local government agency.
  11. (Licensed) An agent or insurer who has completed certification in order to operate and conduct business in the insurance industry.
  12. (Licensed) Recognized by a professional association or professional regulatory body as possessing the appropriate combination of credentials, training and/or experience. Sometimes used interchangeably with “certified” or “registered.”
  13. (Licensed) Seller of a piece of equipment who is recognized by the OEM in a contractual agreement. Being licensed by the OEM implies that a fee has been paid or that royalties are being provided to the OEM for the use of its intellectual property.
  14. (Licensed) formal permission from a governmental or other constituted authority to do something, as to carry on some business or profession.
  15. (licensed) to transport vehicles or broker the transport of vehicles, individuals or companies must be licensed by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and issued an operating authority, known as an MC Number.
  16. (LICENSES) FFL  -or-  C&R  as required by law on applicable firearms.
  17. Licenses related to your business or job are deductible on Schedule C or Schedule A respectively. For auto licenses (See Property Taxes).
  18. (Licensing) the granting of permission by one manufacturing organisation to another to use a registered brand, symbol, process, patent, etc.
  19. (Licensing) A business arrangement in which the manufacturer of a product (or a firm with proprietary rights over certain technology, trademarks, etc. ...
  20. (licensing) Contractual agreement granting permission to use intellectual property under specific conditions. ...
  21. (3. Licensing) The terms state, “You determine that a Service, including though not singular to Products, graphics, user interface, audio clips, video clips [and] editorial calm … ...
  22. (LICENSING) Granting a company in another country the right to produce and/or market your products for a fee. Also, the authorised use of a brand, brand name, brand mark, trademark, or trade name in conjunction with a good, service, or promotion in return for a royalty.
  23. (Licensing) (of copyright). Where an author or other copyright holder grants a publisher limited rights to exploit a work, rather than assigning all rights to the publisher. ...
  24. (Licensing) A contractual agreement allowing for one or more companies to produce and sell products incorporating the design, artwork, or logo of another company.
  25. (Licensing) A firm may wish to expand and grow by licensing its most advanced technology. This course of action is often recommended to firms with their own proprietary technologies because competitors will likely copy whatever a company develops at some point. ...