a license to print money

Definition of a license to print money

sometimes disapproving

  1. :  a way of making a large amount of money very easily He says that if the new law is passed it will give these companies a license to print money.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  permission to act

    :  freedom of action

    :  a permission granted by competent authority to engage in a business or occupation or in an activity otherwise unlawful

  1. :  to issue a license to

    :  to permit or authorize especially by formal license

    :  to give permission or consent to :  allow

  1. :  a mark made by pressure :  impression

    :  something impressed with a print or formed in a mold

    :  fingerprint

  1. :  to impress something in or on

    :  to stamp (as a mark) in or on something

    :  to make a copy of by impressing paper against an inked printing surface

  1. :  of, relating to, or writing for printed publications

  1. :  something generally accepted as a medium of exchange, a measure of value, or a means of payment: such as

    :  officially coined or stamped metal currency

    :  money of account

  1. :  involving or reliable in a crucial situation

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contemplative of or relative to the past

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