Licence in Scrabble Dictionary

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Definitions and meaning of licence

licence

Etymology

From Old French licence, from Latin licentia.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈlaɪsəns/
  • Hyphenation: li‧cence

Noun

licence (countable and uncountable, plural licences)

  1. (Britain, Canada, Australia, South Africa) Standard spelling of license.

Derived terms

Translations

Verb

licence (third-person singular simple present licences, present participle licencing, simple past and past participle licenced)

  1. (Britain, Canada, South Africa, nonstandard) Alternative form of license

Usage notes

  • In British English, Canadian English, Irish English, Australian English, South African English, and New Zealand English the noun is spelled licence and the verb is license.
  • The spelling licence is not used for either part of speech in the United States.

Translations


Czech

Etymology

From Latin licentia.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɪ.tsen.tse/

Noun

licence f

  1. licence (UK), license (US)

Declension

Further reading

  • licence in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • licence in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

French

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin licentia.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /li.sɑ̃s/
  • Rhymes: -ɑ̃s
  • Homophone: licences

Noun

licence f (plural licences)

  1. licence
  2. permit, certificate
  3. bachelor's degree (more accurately in France Bac+3)

Derived terms

  • licencier
    • licenciement
  • licencieux

Related terms

  • loisir

Further reading

  • “licence” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Hungarian

Etymology

licenc +‎ -e (possessive suffix)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈlit͡sɛnt͡sɛ]
  • Hyphenation: li‧cen‧ce

Noun

licence

  1. third-person singular (single possession) possessive of licenc

Declension


Old French

Noun

licence f (oblique plural licences, nominative singular licence, nominative plural licences)

  1. leave; permission to be away, to be not present

Descendants

  • French: licence
  • English: licence, license

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to issue or grant authoritative permission to.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)