Definition of 'licence'
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This gave him licence to get forward and wreak havoc. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The bank has licences in both countries and has said it would find it relatively easy to adapt. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He thought of the degree as something in the bank and a licence to pour himself body and soul into rugby. Times, Sunday Times (2017)That could apply to almost anything, from getting a marriage licence to using public transport. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A new licence usually means additional licence fees. Computing (2010)Other people without TV licences have had to endure the same constant bullying and threats. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A waste of licence money. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The university has told me all students in the hall need to buy their own TV licence if they want to watch programmes in their bedroom. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Does that mean we can use last year's TV licence that we have already paid for? The Sun (2016)She has since obtained a temporary licence. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This would not only be in the interests of licence fee payers. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You can give him the licence there to express himself. The Sun (2013)What about paying back money for previous licences? Times, Sunday Times (2013)We protested and withdrew our licence from the company. SHOPPED: The Shocking Power of British Supermarkets (2004)They are also concerned about handing licences to people who are not able to read road signs. The Sun (2013)But this is limited to one payout per person per banking licence. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She had just failed to get her driving licence renewed. The Sun (2014)Losing your licence can mean losing your job. The Sun (2009)They should give all licence payers a refund. The Sun (2012)This is my licence to print money! Times, Sunday Times (2009)The company licences out its designs to semiconductor firms who manufacture microchips for products. The Sun (2012)The common people enjoyed a licence known in no other country. The Search for Justice - a history of Britain and the British people Volume III (1990)Most passengers know what you have to go through to get your licence. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And being caught with a gun while on licence means prison. The Sun (2015)She remains focused on representing licence fee payers. Times, Sunday Times (2015)French was sentenced to five years and given an extended licence period of five years after admitting the same charges. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Without a branch licence, a bank cannot take deposits. Times, Sunday Times (2008)At the moment, it has a temporary licence. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But becoming a bank means a licence, a wave of red tape and huge amounts of cash in reserve. The Sun (2011)The system for allowing prisoners out on temporary licence has been too lax up till now and we are making major changes to address this. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Will we need import licences? The Sun (2016)Some of us begrudge paying for a TV licence. Times, Sunday Times (2008)So when a demand for a TV licence arrived in the post last year she ignored it. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The bank has applied for a banking licence in Dubai, to work at the new financial centre there. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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In Common Usage. licence is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'licence'
British English: licence /ˈlaɪsəns/ NOUN
A licence is an official document which gives you permission to do, use, or own something.
...his pilot's licence.
- American English: license
- Arabic: رُخْصَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: licença
- Chinese: 执照
- Croatian: dozvola
- Czech: povolení
- Danish: tilladelse
- Dutch: vergunning
- European Spanish: licencia
- Finnish: lupa todistus, toimilupa
- French: permis
- German: Lizenz
- Greek: άδεια έγκριση
- Italian: licenza
- Japanese: 免許
- Korean: 면허
- Norwegian: tillatelse
- Polish: licencja
- European Portuguese: licença
- Romanian: licență
- Russian: разрешение
- Spanish: licencia
- Swedish: licens
- Thai: ใบอนุญาต
- Turkish: ehliyet
- Ukrainian: ліцензія
- Vietnamese: giấy phép
Definition of licence from the Collins English Dictionary
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