licensee

noun li·cens·ee \ ˌlī-sᵊn(t)-ˈsē \
|Updated on: 9 Jun 2018

Definition of licensee

: one that is licensed

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First Known Use of licensee

circa 1864

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Definition of licensee for English Language Learners

  • business : a person or company that has a license to have, make, do, or use something


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licensee

noun li·cens·ee \ ˌlīs-ᵊn-ˈsē \

legal Definition of licensee

: one to whom a license is given
  • a patent licensee
; specifically : one (as a firefighter in the course of his or her duty) who is on the property of another by authority of law or by the consent or invitation of the possessor — see also bare licensee, social guest — compare invitee, trespasser


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