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1Grant a licence to.‘a pub has to be licensed by the local justices’with object and infinitive ‘he ought not to have been licensed to fly a plane’
- 1.1Authorize the use, performance, or release of (something)‘the company expect that the drug will soon be licensed for use in the USA’
- 1.2dated Permit (someone) to do something.with object and infinitive ‘he was licensed to do no more than send a message’
- 1.1Authorize the use, performance, or release of (something)
Late Middle English from licence. The spelling -se arose by analogy with pairs such as practice, practise.
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