Definition of special licence in English:

special licence

Line breaks: spe¦cial li|cence

noun

British
A licence allowing a marriage to take place at a time or place not normally permitted: Maisie and Thomas were married by special licence
More example sentences
  • By 1840 some 20 per cent of marriages were conducted by special licence.

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