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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
licence /'laisəns/
  • 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
      • bằng cử nhân
      • sự phóng túng, sự bừa bâi; sự dâm loạn
      • (thơ ca) sự phóng túng về niêm luật
    Concise Dictionary
    +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
    +authorize officially
    Thesaurus 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.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    (BrE) (AmE license)
    + noun
    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
    Collocation Dictionary


    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


    have, hold
    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.


    expire, run out
    The licence expires at the end of the year.


    fee, holder


    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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