licensing law

noun

Definition of licensing law

British
:a law that controls where and when alcoholic drinks may be sold

Word by Word Definitions

license play licensing
  1. : permission to act

  2. : freedom of action

  3. : 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

  2. : to permit or authorize especially by formal license

  3. : to give permission or consent to : allow

law play
  1. : a binding custom or practice of a community : a rule of conduct or action prescribed (see prescribe 1a) or formally recognized as binding or enforced by a controlling authority

  2. : the whole body of such customs, practices, or rules

  3. : common law

  1. : litigate

  2. : to sue or prosecute at law


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