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license

li·cense

license

 
 
pronunciation:
laI sihns
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part of speech: noun
definition: legal permission to do something, or the paper or card that shows legal permission.
My brother got his driver's license today.A restaurant needs a license to sell wine or beer.
synonyms:
document, permit
similar words:
papers, pass, passport
derivation: licenser (n.)
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