license

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license

noun

Definition of LICENSE

1
the approval by someone in authority for the doing of something <the company is seeking license to operate several more power plants in the state>
2
the granting of power to perform various acts or duties <a restaurant owner has to get a license to serve food and drink>
3
the right to act or move freely <military commanders on the ground must be granted considerable license, as wars cannot be micromanaged by people back in Washington>
Synonyms authorization, free hand, latitude, license (or licence), run

Variants of LICENSE

license or licence

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