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licence

Legal Definition of licence

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Definition of licence

Etymology

    From Old French licence, from Latin licentia.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈlaɪsəns/, SAMPA: /"laIs@ns/
  • Hyphenation: li‧cence

Noun

licence (plural licences)

  1. (UK, Canada) Standard spelling of the noun form of license.

Usage notes

This spelling is always considered incorrect in the United States.

Verb

licence (third-person singular simple present licences, present participle licencing, simple past and past participle licenced)

  1. (UK) Alternative spelling of license. The verb form is normally spelt license.
  2. (Canada) Alternative spelling of license.

Usage notes

This spelling is always considered incorrect in the United States.

References:

  1. Wiktionary. Published under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.



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