- Virtually no account is taken of the often cruel results of losing one's licence - loss of job, and all that can follow from that.
- Phantom was a former pirate radio station, which had tried several times to get an official radio licence.
- All stockings must first be washed in an approved disinfectant and hung on boundary gateposts together with a copy of the official licence.
- The method is not permitted in Australia, although permission under licence can be obtained by scientists in the UK.
- However, they cannot travel without strict permission and license from the King.
- So far, two ice cream manufacturers have managed to snag the official license for low-carb super-premium ice cream products.
- Organizations hoping to discredit him claim he manipulates facts and stretches artistic license.
- He was a playwright and memoirist who clearly believed in a writer's artistic license to embroider.
- Okay, so maybe the movie takes a little artistic license with the facts.
- I believe that the Government has taken excessive licence from the views of the select committee.
- Equally important, it protects freedom from itself, tempering excesses of individual license by postulating a higher moral code.
- By avoiding the messiness of debate that a real democracy requires, we have given license to the excesses we now bemoan.
- I have been rather busy since my last posting: Tom came back from his stag weekend which sadly was less debauched than he had license to be involved in.
- The squirearchy does not have some exclusive licence to indulge in barbarism just because grandpa thought slaughter was a sport and the tenants know their place.
- Giving them free license to print will result in their indiscriminate covering of the entire surface with gadget prints.
verb(British also licence) [with object]
- The Dangerous Wild Animals Act 1976 requires a keeper of a dangerous wild animal to be licensed by the local authority and to take out insurance against liability to third parties.
- Each signed a separate agreement and each agreement provided that the licensor might also occupy the premises or might license others to occupy jointly with the licensees.
- A vehicle with seven seats or less, like a black cab, was classed as a taxi and had to be licensed by the local authority.
- The publishers are trying to get this changed, for until it is there are a number of authors' agents who won't let the publishers license their authors' audiobooks to audible.
- There were difficulties in obtaining a licence to publish the Dialogue, and soon after it was licensed at Rome the sudden death of Prince Cesi disorganized the Lincean Academy which had intended to publish it.
- Hypericum perforatum extracts are licensed in continental Europe for the treatment of depression and anxiety.
- At worst it licenses us to hate and abuse those who are different.
- The friendship licensed him to write love-letters which he could deny were love-letters even as he nudged her into thinking that they were.
license to print money
- A very lucrative commercial activity, typically one perceived as requiring little effort.Example sentences
- Everyone and his dog now knows that commercial radio is a licence to print money, and they all want quick bucks.
- And that's kind of a license to print money - particularly if you're also trying to make your service the definitive place to buy the media products themselves…
- A liquor license on Whyte Avenue is generally known to be a license to print money.
- Example sentences
- Each installation displaces or pre-empts a sale of proprietary, licensable and copyright-protected software.
- He explains why so many studios are channeling their resources into big, special-effects-driven fantasies with licensable characters and targeted at juvenile audiences.
- However, after months of development, it is now available as a licensable product, a software solution that Web designers can use in-house to create sites and CD-ROMs that work together seamlessly.
- Example sentences
- The licensers are comparable to the Inquisition: they must either claim infallibility or ‘bewitch’ their fellow citizens with Latin phrases.
- They are using badly forged ID cards in an attempt to pull the wool over the eyes of professional DSHS licensers.
- While guarantees vary, licensers frequently demand about 50% of the sales forecast.
- Example sentences
- Thus attribution can be to the author, or to another entity, or both, as the licensor specifies.
- It is argued that proponents of such development methods must engage in policy discussions to limit the exclusionary authority of intellectual property licensors, by ensuring broad user rights to protected works.
- It's the one place you can see so many licensors.
Late Middle English: via Old French from Latin licentia 'freedom, licentiousness' (in medieval Latin 'authority, permission'), from licere 'be lawful or permitted'.
Words that rhyme with licensedelicense, licence
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