license

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈlaɪsəns/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈlaɪsəns/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(līsəns)


Inflections of 'license' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
licenses
v 3rd person singular
licensing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
licensed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
licensed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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license

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [driving, hunting, television, broadcasting, pub, business] license
  2. [got, obtained, received] his [driver's] license
  3. apply for a [driving] license
  4. has had a [driving] license for [five] years
  5. has [no, six] points on her (driver's) license
  6. a driver's license is (not) valid ID
  7. [ID, identifying] documents such your driver's license
  8. [issue, approve, grant] a license (for)
  9. has a license to serve [food, drinks, alcohol]
  10. [booked, arrested, fined] for driving without a license
  11. the doctor had his license [revoked, annulled, cancelled]
  12. lost his license
  13. a [software, program] license
  14. a license can be obtained [from, by]
  15. given license to [proceed, operate, practice]
  16. a license to kill
  17. the use of poetic license
v
  1. license [weapons, guns, firearms]
  2. license [doctors, professionals, surgeons]
  3. license a [product, pharmaceutical]
  4. license a [product] for [consumption, production, use, sale]
  5. licensed for [private, medical, specific] uses
  6. license the [production, manufacturing, distribution] (of)
  7. license [fishing, hunting, refereeing, shooting]
  8. licensed by [the FDA, authorities, the government]
  9. licensed to [sell, produce, practice]
  10. license [stands, stalls, vending machines]
  11. license [stands] in the [market, mall, stadium]
  12. licensed in [the USA, Europe, all countries]
  13. licensed under [law, regulations, an act]
n as adj
  1. [sign, authorize] the license agreement
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