Translation of "licence" - English-Traditional 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 養狗執照
a driving licence (US driver's license) 駕駛執照
a TV licence 電視(收看)許可證

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

As parents, they allowed their children very little licence. 作為父母,他們給孩子們的自由很少。
[ + to infinitive ] He was given licence to reform the organization. 他獲准對該組織實行改革。
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. 這是一種經過授權在英國工廠生産的德國産品。

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