Translation of "licence" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun UK US license uk /ˈlaɪ·səns/

A2 a piece of paper that allows you to do or have something

licencia, permiso
Can I see your driving licence?

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



a (printed) form giving permission to do something (eg to keep a television set etc , drive a car, sell alcohol etc)

licencia, permiso
a driving licence.
license verb

to give a licence to or permit

autorizar, dar permiso
licensed adjective

(of a shop, hotel etc) legally allowed to sell alcohol to customers

con licencia
licensed premises.
licensee noun

a person to whom a licence (especially to keep a licensed hotel or public house) has been given.

license plate noun

(American ) an official sign on the front and back of a vehicle that shows its registration number/license number; number plate (British).

licence is a noun: a licence (not license) to sell alcohol. license is a verb: licensed (not licenced) to drive a goods vehicle.

(Translation of “licence” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)