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license

noun
US spelling of licence

license

verb [T] uk   us   /ˈlaɪ.səns/
to give someone official permission to do or have something: [+ to infinitive] Several companies have been licensed to sell these products.
licensed
adjective uk   us   /-sənst/
a licensed pilot a licensed restaurant (= one that is allowed to sell alcohol)
Translations of “license”
in Korean 면허를 주다…
in Arabic يُرَخِّص…
in Portuguese autorizar…
in Catalan autoritzar…
in Japanese ~を許可する…
in Italian permettere, autorizzare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 許可,授權,特許…
in Russian давать разрешение, лицензию…
in Turkish izin/ruhsat/yetki vermek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 许可,授权,特许…
in Polish udzielać zezwolenia…
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