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English definition of “license”

license

verb [T]     /ˈlaɪ.səns/
to give someone official permission to do or have something: [+ to infinitive] Several companies have been licensed to sell these products .Allowing and permitting licensed     /-sənst/ adjective a licensed pilot a licensed (= allowed to sell alcohol ) restaurant Legal and illegal
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