There are 2 translations of license in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈlaɪsns/
(BrE) licence


  • 1 c 1.1 (permit) permiso (m), licencia (f) fishing/hunting license permiso de pesca/caza import/export license permiso de importación/exportación liquor license permiso para vender bebidas alcohólicas they were married by special license (in (UK) ) se casaron con una licencia especial to manufacture sth under license fabricar* algo bajo licencia pilot's license licencia de piloto, brevet (m) (CS) it's a license to print money es una mina de oro (before n) license agreement licencia (f) license fee (in (UK) ) [TV]cantidad que se paga por tener un televisor license holder (BrE) titular de un permiso o licencia license number (AmE) [Auto] número (m) de matrícula or (CS) de patente license plate matrícula (f), placa (f), patente (f) (CS) , chapa (f) (RPl)
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    • 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.
    1.2driver's license
  • 2 u 2.1 (freedom) the editor permitted himself considerable license el editor se tomó bastantes libertades poetic/dramatic/artistic license licencia (f) poética/dramática/artística 2.2 (excessive freedom) [formal] libertinaje (m)
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    • 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.

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There are 2 translations of license in Spanish:



  • autorizar*, otorgarle* un permiso or una licencia a this taxi is licensed to carry up to four passengers este taxi está autorizado para transportar hasta cuatro pasajeros
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    • 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.

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