French translation of 'license'
(US) = licence
1. [person, company] accorder une licence à
to license sb to do sth accorder une licence à qn pour faire qch
2. (= register) [car]
[owner] faire immatriculer
[licensing authority] immatriculer
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Example Sentences Including 'license'
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Because new licenses are granted infrequently, monopoly profits are likely to accrue to existing license holders over time.Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)
Cobra quickly took off and today it is served in about 95% of all Indian restaurants licensed to sell alcohol.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Direct investment may be preferred to the granting of a license for a foreign company to produce a product if secrecy is important.International Finance: The markets and financial management of multinational business. (1983)
Some countries try to secure this information through foreign investment or by arranging joint ventures, licensing agreements and other forms of collaboration with technological leaders.Competing in a Global Economy (1990)
Such a deal could see the company license its technology to a partner or sell itself outright.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The company designs and licenses computer chips and then obtains a royalty for each chip sold.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The company is in talks to license the asthma drug.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The investment will largely be used to expand distribution around the world and pay for licensing agreements.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
These tests have to be monitored carefully by a drug agency before the drug is licensed.The Global Marketplace (1993)
This license grants the owner exclusive rights to transmit on a certain frequency.Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)
And it has licensing agreements in place.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Grace only has a license to serve alcohol until 10pm.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
He is on the verge of signing a licensing agreement with a major US company that will produce a regular income.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The better solution would be to license drug users.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
But what about the drugs that are licensed but not yet available here?Times, Sunday Times (2017)
Bars licensed to sell alcohol are mainly in five-star hotels and pricey.The Sun (2011)
It is the first licensed drug to target the virus directly.The Sun (2011)
One council licensing officer said: 'It is the powers of inspection that we need.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The council 's licensing board will decide on a ban next week.The Sun (2009)
The move followed lobbying by the trade unions and will mean that unions do not have to be licensed to give legal services to their members.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
There is no issue surrounding our licensing agreements.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
This is because it gives peers license to talk about almost anything.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
It was blocked from doing so because the US parent refused to grant it a licensing deal.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The gospel does not give license; the gospel gives hope and strength.Christianity Today (2000)
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British English: license VERB
To license a person or activity means to give official permission for the person to do something or for the activity to take place.
...a proposal that would require the state to license cars.
Translation of license from the Collins English to French Dictionary