a license to print money

noun phrase

sometimes disapproving
: 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.

Examples of a license to print money in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The discovery of what Gonzalez believed was a license to print money led him to repeat the swindle again and again in different states—effectively stealing five luxury vehicles worth approximately $560,000 in total. Christiaan Hetzner, Fortune, 13 Oct. 2023

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“A license to print money.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20license%20to%20print%20money. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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