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licence (British English) also: license (American English)
British English: /ˈlʌɪs(ə)ns/
American English: /ˈlaɪs(ə)ns/

Translation of licence in French:


  • 1 (to make, sell something)
    licence (f) (to do de faire) (for pour)
    the restaurant doesn't have a licence
    le restaurant n'a pas de licence de débit de boissons
    sold/manufactured/brewed under licence (from)
    vendu/fabriqué/brassé sous licence (de)
  • 2 (to drive, carry gun, fish)
    permis (m) (to do pour faire) (for pour)
    (for TV) redevance (f)
    to lose one's (driving) licence
    se faire retirer son permis (de conduire)
    to be married by special licence
    se marier avec dispense
  • 4 [figurative] (permission) this law is a licence to harass the innocent
    cette loi laisse le champ libre pour harceler les innocents


it's a licence to print money

c'est un pactole

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