Translation of "licence" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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UK US license uk /ˈlaɪ.səns/ us /ˈlaɪ.səns/

A2 [ C ] an official document that gives you permission to own, do, or use something, usually after you have paid money and/or taken a test

a dog licence 养狗牌照
a driving licence (US driver's license) 驾驶执照
a TV licence 电视(收看)许可证

[ S or U ] formal permission or freedom to do what you want

As parents, they allowed their children very little licence. 作为父母,他们给孩子们的自由很少。
[ + to infinitive ] He was given licence to reform the organization. 他获准对该组织实行改革。
artistic/poetic licence

the freedom of artists, writers, etc. to change the facts of the real world when producing art

under licence

with special permission from the person or company who has created a product

It's a German product, made under licence in British factories. 这是一种经过授权在英国工厂生产的德国产品。

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(Translation of “licence” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)