under license

Definition of under license

  1. :  in a business arrangement where one company gives official permission to another company to do or make something The company makes computer chips under license from the original manufacturer.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  in or into a position below or beneath something

    :  below or short of some quantity, level, or limit

    :  in or into a condition of subjection, subordination, or unconsciousness

  1. :  below or beneath so as to be overhung, surmounted, covered, protected, or concealed by

    :  subject to the authority, control, guidance, or instruction of

    :  receiving or undergoing the action or effect of

  1. :  lower in rank or authority :  subordinate

  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

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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