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relicense Line breaks: re|li¦cense
Pronunciation: /riːˈlʌɪsəns/

Definition of relicense in English:

verb

[with object]
License or authorize again: over 280 projects must be relicensed over the next fifteen years (as noun relicensing) the relicensing of five hydroelectric power plants
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  • Representatives of thalidomide victims met officials from the European Agency for the Evaluation of Medical Products yesterday to discuss whether it should be relicensed in Britain.
  • The board will demand specialist medical advice that this is not the case, otherwise it is inconceivable that he will be relicensed.
  • Revised plays had to be relicensed by the censor, but this requirement seems to have been ignored by most acting companies.

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