English - Vietnamese Dictionary
licence /'laisəns/Concise Dictionary
- ngoại động từ+ (license) /'laisəns/
- cho phép; cấp giấy phép, cấp môn bài, cấp đăng ký
- danh từ
- sự cho phép; giấy phép, môn bài, đăng ký
- marriage licence: giấy đăng ký kết hôn
- shooting licence: giấy phép săn bắn
- bằng, chứng chỉ
- driving licence: bằng lái xe
- sự phóng túng, sự bừa bâi; sự dâm loạn
- (thơ ca) sự phóng túng về niêm luật
+excessive freedom; lack of due restraint
+freedom to deviate deliberately from normally applicable rules or practices (especially in behavior or speech)
+a legal document giving official permission to do something
Advanced English Dictionary
1 leave, permission, liberty, authorization, authority, entitlement, dispensation, right, carte blanche, freedom, latitude, free choice, privilege, charter:
Merely being eighteen does not give you licence to do exactly as you please.
2 permit, certificate, credential(s), paper(s):
Bring along your driving licence.
3 disregard, deviation, departure, nonconformity, non-compliance, divergence:
Such grammatical abnormalities are an exercise of poetic licence.
(BrE) (AmE license)Collocation Dictionary
1 [C] ~ (for sth)
~ (to do sth) an official document that shows that permission has been given to do, own or use sth: (BrE) a driving licence + (AmE) a driver's license + a licence for the software + Is there a licence fee? + James lost his licence for six months (= had his licence taken away by the police as a punishment). + You need a licence to fish in this river. + a licence holder (= a person who has been given a licence) + a site licence for the new software
2 [U, sing.] ~ (to do sth) (formal) freedom to do or say whatever you want, often sth bad or unacceptable: Lack of punishment seems to give youngsters licence to break the law.
3 [U] (formal) freedom to behave in a way that is considered sexually immoral
Idioms: artistic / poetic licence the freedom of artists or writers to change facts in order to make a story, painting, etc. more interesting or beautiful
a licence to print money (disapproving) used to describe a business which makes a lot of money with little effort
under licence (of a product) made with the permission of a company or an organization
valid | special | car, driving | marriage | export, gaming, import, operating, trade, trading
The government is currently granting no operating licences to foreig
| television/TV | gun | software, user
The CD-ROM comes with a single-user licence.
| entertainment, music
The bar was refused a music licence.
| hotel, refreshment, restaurant
VERB + LICENCE
You have to have a licence to sell beer. Applicants must hold a valid driving licence.
| buy, gain, get, obtain, win
You can buy a TV licence at the post office. She gained her private pilot's licence. I got my driving licence when I was eighteen. The company has won the licence to run trains from the south coast to London.
| apply for, make an application for | grant (sb), issue | refuse sb | revoke, take away
He's had his licence taken away.
| renew | lose
She lost her driving licence when she was caught drink-driving.
LICENCE + VERB
expire, run out
The licence expires at the end of the year.
LICENCE + NOUN
in a/the ~
All these details are specified in the licence.
| under a/the ~
The weapons were exported under a special export licence.
| under ~
They are Italian trains, but they will be built in Britain under licence.
| ~ for
a licence for software manufacture
| ~ from
a licence from the Performing Rights Society
the holder of a licence
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