licence vs license

licence license

Definitions

  • 1) UK, Canada standard spelling of license
  • 2) a legal document giving official permission to do something
  • 3) freedom to deviate deliberately from normally applicable rules or practices (especially in behavior or speech)
  • 4) excessive freedom; lack of due restraint
  • 5) UK, Canada, nonstandard Alternative form of license.
  • 6) authorize officially

Definitions

  • 1) Excessive freedom; lack of due restraint.
  • 2) The legal terms under which a person is allowed to use a product, especially software.
  • 3) Freedom to deviate deliberately from normally applicable rules or practices (especially in behavior or speech).
  • 4) A legal document giving official permission to do something; a permit.
  • 5) An academic degree, the holder of which is called a licentiate, ranking slightly below doctorate, awarded by certain European and Latin-American universities.
  • 6) Heedlessness for the precepts of proper behavior, especially with regard to sex.
  • 7) An excuse or justification to do something wrong.
  • 8) Lack of due restraint; excessive freedom.
  • 9) Official or legal permission to engage in a regulated activity: synonym: permission.
  • 10) A contract allowing someone to use a proprietary product or service.
  • 11) Poetic license.
  • 12) A document, card, plate, or tag that is issued as proof of official or legal permission.
  • 13) Freedom of action or permission to act.
  • 14) The document granting such permission.
  • 15) That deviation from strict fact, form, or rule, in which an artist or writer indulges, assuming that it will be permitted for the sake of the advantage or effect gained
  • 16) Authority or liberty given to do or forbear any act; especially, a formal permission from the proper authorities to perform certain acts or to carry on a certain business, which without such permission would be illegal; a grant of permission.
  • 17) Excess of liberty; freedom abused, or used in contempt of law or decorum; disregard of law or propriety.
  • 18) a legal document giving official permission to do something
  • 19) freedom to deviate deliberately from normally applicable rules or practices (especially in behavior or speech)
  • 20) the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization
  • 21) excessive freedom; lack of due restraint
  • 22) Synonyms Liberty, etc. (see leave, n.); laxity.
  • 23) Unrestrained freedom of thought and action, especially the abuse of such freedom; excess of liberty; undue freedom; freedom misused in contempt of law and decorum; rejection of legal and moral control; libertinism.
  • 24) Specifically— In the law of real property, authority to do an act or series of acts upon the land of the person granting the license, without, however, conferring on the licensee any estate in the land: as, a license to enter and shore up an adjoining building, or to take sand, or bore for oil: distinguished from easement.
  • 25) In international law, a safe-conduct granted by a belligerent state to its own subjects, to those of its enemy, or to neutrals, to carry on a trade which is interdicted by the laws of war, and operating as a dispensation from the penalties of those laws, with respect to the state granting it.
  • 26) Authority or liberty to do or forbear some act; the admission of an individual, by proper authority, to the right of doing particular acts, practising a certain profession, or conducting a certain trade; a grant of authorization; a permit.
  • 27) Eccles., an authority to preach, but not to administer the sacraments, nor to represent the church as a clergyman in its ecclesiastical assemblies, which powers are conferred by ordination. The license is granted, frequently for a limited period only, by an ecclesiastical body, after examination of the candidate as to his fitness. The person licensed is termed a licentiate. In the Anglican Church, a deacon must procure a license from a bishop to enable him to preach, that power not being inherent in his office. A license from the bishop is also necessary to permit a man not in orders to act as lay reader.
  • 28) In patent and copyright law, permission to use the invention patented, or publish the work copyrighted, without a grant of any proprietary rights therein.
  • 29) In the law of municipal corporations and police power, permission from government to pursue a vocation or carry on acts which are prohibited to those not taking a license, the object being, by the prohibition and the conditions imposed on the permission, to regulate the extent or manner of doing what is licensed.
  • 30) An intentional departure from a rule or standard in art or literature; exceptional liberty taken for the sake of a particular purpose or effect: as, poetical or musical license; to use license in painting or sculpture.
  • 31) A document or certificate conferring such authority or permission.
  • 32) Authorize officially.
  • 33) The act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization.
  • 34) authorize officially
  • 35) Todismiss.
  • 36) To grant a license to or for; authorize. synonym: authorize.
  • 37) To give or yield permission to or for.
  • 38) To permit or authorize by license; to give license to.

Examples

  • 1) This gave him licence to get forward and wreak havoc.
  • 2) The bank has licences in both countries and has said it would find it relatively easy to adapt.
  • 3) He thought of the degree as something in the bank and a licence to pour himself body and soul into rugby.
  • 4) That could apply to almost anything, from getting a marriage licence to using public transport.
  • 5) A new licence usually means additional licence fees.
  • 6) Other people without TV licences have had to endure the same constant bullying and threats.
  • 7) A waste of licence money.
  • 8) The university has told me all students in the hall need to buy their own TV licence if they want to watch programmes in their bedroom.
  • 9) Does that mean we can use last year's TV licence that we have already paid for?
  • 10) She has since obtained a temporary licence.
  • 11) This would not only be in the interests of licence fee payers.
  • 12) You can give him the licence there to express himself.
  • 13) What about paying back money for previous licences?
  • 14) We protested and withdrew our licence from the company.
  • 15) They are also concerned about handing licences to people who are not able to read road signs.
  • 16) But this is limited to one payout per person per banking licence.
  • 17) She had just failed to get her driving licence renewed.
  • 18) Losing your licence can mean losing your job.
  • 19) They should give all licence payers a refund.
  • 20) This is my licence to print money!
  • 21) The company licences out its designs to semiconductor firms who manufacture microchips for products.
  • 22) The common people enjoyed a licence known in no other country.
  • 23) Most passengers know what you have to go through to get your licence.
  • 24) And being caught with a gun while on licence means prison.
  • 25) She remains focused on representing licence fee payers.
  • 26) French was sentenced to five years and given an extended licence period of five years after admitting the same charges.
  • 27) Without a branch licence, a bank cannot take deposits.
  • 28) At the moment, it has a temporary licence.
  • 29) But becoming a bank means a licence, a wave of red tape and huge amounts of cash in reserve.
  • 30) The system for allowing prisoners out on temporary licence has been too lax up till now and we are making major changes to address this.
  • 31) Will we need import licences?
  • 32) Some of us begrudge paying for a TV licence.
  • 33) So when a demand for a TV licence arrived in the post last year she ignored it.
  • 34) The bank has applied for a banking licence in Dubai, to work at the new financial centre there.
  • 35) ‘Virtually no account is taken of the often cruel results of losing one's licence - loss of job, and all that can follow from that.’
  • 36) ‘Phantom was a former pirate radio station, which had tried several times to get an official radio licence.’
  • 37) ‘All stockings must first be washed in an approved disinfectant and hung on boundary gateposts together with a copy of the official licence.’
  • 38) ‘He expects to receive an official banking license soon.’
  • 39) ‘A pilot's license gives them permission to knock on the door.’
  • 40) ‘Any change in the terms of this licence will require the permission of the Governors.’
  • 41) ‘I wanted to have that date on my licence, and the officials said no.’
  • 42) ‘The licence grants permission to the licencee to make copies of the work.’
  • 43) ‘No tenancy or licence exists giving you permission to be there.’
  • 44) ‘It is the official licence holder for the English, Scottish and German football associations and most of the Premiership and Nationwide League clubs.’
  • 45) ‘They have also indicated an intention to grant a form of license, which would permit only the acceptance of clay and topsoil at the landfill for the purpose of restoration and landscaping.’
  • 46) ‘Anglers are reminded that this competition is open to everyone and no permit or license is required.’
  • 47) ‘In some cases, it says that such sites have been operating without a permit or licence for more than 20 years.’
  • 48) ‘North West Radio are expected to hold on to their licence when the new franchise winners are announced this evening.’
  • 49) ‘Apparently we needed to sign in front of an official so that our learner's license could be processed.’
  • 50) ‘In the US it is mandatory for teenagers to receive formal training before they are given a driver's licence.’
  • 51) ‘If you do not obtain this licence, any police officer or relevant council official can force you to move on and you may even find your way onto a blacklist.’
  • 52) ‘He had had no official schooling, no driver's licence, no electoral registration.’
  • 53) ‘The aviation authority said the company could fly charters, but that license expires in two months.’
  • 54) ‘The licence, officially known as an International Shipping Approval, carries the right of renewal for a further 12 months.’
  • 55) ‘The method is not permitted in Australia, although permission under licence can be obtained by scientists in the UK.’
  • 56) ‘However, they cannot travel without strict permission and license from the King.’
  • 57) ‘So far, two ice cream manufacturers have managed to snag the official license for low-carb super-premium ice cream products.’
  • 58) ‘The Museum has granted Art In Motion the official license to publish its ‘Rosenfeld Collection’’
  • 59) ‘They have given us license and permission to do it.’
  • 60) ‘They've been given tacit permission, if not license, to hurl themselves at them.’
  • 61) ‘Most will be manufactured under license from Russia.’
  • 62) ‘Teams are actually franchises that operate under licence from MLB.’
  • 63) ‘A number of international goods are manufactured locally under license.’
  • 64) ‘She added that the franchise license from the Miss World Pageant was especially difficult to obtain.’
  • 65) ‘The aircraft is being manufactured in Pakistan under license from Sweden, the paper said.’
  • 66) ‘The automatic transmission, manufactured under licence from Renk of Ausburg in Germany, has five forward gears and one reverse gear.’
  • 67) ‘Several hundred were manufactured under licence in the USSR.’
  • 68) ‘The system is supplied by Lockheed Martin based in New York and has also been manufactured under licence by Mitsubishi in Japan.’
  • 69) ‘The Government said it would allow hunting to continue under licence but could not control its own party, the result being a ban of sorts.’
  • 70) ‘I believe that the Government has taken excessive licence from the views of the select committee.’
  • 71) ‘Equally important, it protects freedom from itself, tempering excesses of individual license by postulating a higher moral code.’
  • 72) ‘By avoiding the messiness of debate that a real democracy requires, we have given license to the excesses we now bemoan.’
  • 73) ‘And a nation which is treated like children will behave childishly, in perpetual reaction against its lack of licence.’
  • 74) ‘Rather than promoting self control and continent behaviour, we are encouraging unlimited licence.’
  • 75) ‘The unchecked power of corrupt rural officials has given them license to tax the peasants beyond endurable limits and to pack the public payroll with relatives and cronies.’
  • 76) ‘Organizations hoping to discredit him claim he manipulates facts and stretches artistic license.’
  • 77) ‘He was a playwright and memoirist who clearly believed in a writer's artistic license to embroider.’
  • 78) ‘Okay, so maybe the movie takes a little artistic license with the facts.’
  • 79) ‘Even if one forgives his poetic license with the facts, the book fails on the grounds that its arguments are incoherent.’
  • 80) ‘I had to use other means to reach my end - invoking a writer's fictional licence in a few minor instances where I couldn't verify the facts - but reached it was.’
  • 81) ‘It's basically a bit of licence, an artist's impression.’
  • 82) ‘It is trickery, it is debauchery, it is an attempt to make a box office killing in the name of an artist's licence of creativity.’
  • 83) ‘It also presents fantasy as fact, and for the unaware and the credulous, this is more than an exercise in poetic license; it is artistic and historical dishonesty.’
  • 84) ‘The overall effect is what you're after, and artistic license forgives slight errors.’
  • 85) ‘My feeling is that the writer has license to write his/her version of the truth, as it serves the work's intent, veracity, and aesthetic.’
  • 86) ‘And did you have to sort of take a bit of dramatic license with the facts?’
  • 87) ‘We have creative license as artists and we must defend this right.’
  • 88) ‘Although there is some dramatic license, the writers and director have clearly done their research into the condition.’
  • 89) ‘Indeed, that was a wonderful exercise of licence, given the fact that the Act for hazardous substances came into force in July 2001.’
  • 90) ‘Nevertheless, the apparent mixture of fact and fantasy in this part of the composition underlines the fact that he may sometimes have indulged in artistic licence.’
  • 91) ‘Though their logos still appear on game boxes it is simply artistic license; as independent entitles they have ceased to exist.’
  • 92) ‘Although I rant, there's no doubt that creative contributions from the world's artists would be poorer in the absence of artistic license.’
  • 93) ‘Your artist friend also has taken more than slight artistic license.’
  • 94) ‘Besides, every cobweb in the room is not necessarily worth a five-paragraph description, even after you provide adequate flexibility towards artistic license.’
  • 95) ‘I guess Conrad's just practicing some artistic license.’
  • 96) ‘Torturing cats was common in several strands of European culture, as part of rituals of license and disorder.’
  • 97) ‘Outside and opposed to normal social life, liminality is also given ritual expression in licence, disorder, and role reversal.’
  • 98) ‘Telescoping the text frantically, he omits most of the low-life scenes, which show how sexual licence slides into moral anarchy.’
  • 99) ‘I looked for things that debased freedom, promoted license, ridiculed responsibility, and denigrated man and God - but that was all of TV.’
  • 100) ‘And the moral of the story is this: freedom without responsibility is not freedom, it's license.’
  • 101) ‘I have been rather busy since my last posting: Tom came back from his stag weekend which sadly was less debauched than he had license to be involved in.’
  • 102) ‘The squirearchy does not have some exclusive licence to indulge in barbarism just because grandpa thought slaughter was a sport and the tenants know their place.’
  • 103) ‘Giving them free license to print will result in their indiscriminate covering of the entire surface with gadget prints.’
  • 104) ‘In particular, the province's vaguely defined outcomes-based curriculum can be seen by teachers as licence to teach whatever they wish.’
  • 105) ‘The licence to kill is permission, but his overwhelming charisma is the mandate.’

Examples

  • 1) But what about the drugs that are licensed but not yet available here?
  • 2) This license grants the owner exclusive rights to transmit on a certain frequency.
  • 3) The company designs and licenses computer chips and then obtains a royalty for each chip sold.
  • 4) This is because it gives peers license to talk about almost anything.
  • 5) There is no issue surrounding our licensing agreements.
  • 6) These tests have to be monitored carefully by a drug agency before the drug is licensed.
  • 7) Such a deal could see the company license its technology to a partner or sell itself outright.
  • 8) The investment will largely be used to expand distribution around the world and pay for licensing agreements.
  • 9) The company is in talks to license the asthma drug.
  • 10) And it has licensing agreements in place.
  • 11) The better solution would be to license drug users.
  • 12) It is the first licensed drug to target the virus directly.
  • 13) Grace only has a license to serve alcohol until 10pm.
  • 14) The council 's licensing board will decide on a ban next week.
  • 15) Bars licensed to sell alcohol are mainly in five-star hotels and pricey.
  • 16) Direct investment may be preferred to the granting of a license for a foreign company to produce a product if secrecy is important.
  • 17) The gospel does not give license; the gospel gives hope and strength.
  • 18) Because new licenses are granted infrequently, monopoly profits are likely to accrue to existing license holders over time.
  • 19) The move followed lobbying by the trade unions and will mean that unions do not have to be licensed to give legal services to their members.
  • 20) It was blocked from doing so because the US parent refused to grant it a licensing deal.
  • 21) One council licensing officer said: 'It is the powers of inspection that we need.
  • 22) Some countries try to secure this information through foreign investment or by arranging joint ventures, licensing agreements and other forms of collaboration with technological leaders.
  • 23) He is on the verge of signing a licensing agreement with a major US company that will produce a regular income.
  • 24) the intolerable license with which the newspapers break...the rules of decorum
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