Definition of license noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

    

license

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈlaɪsns//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlaɪsns//
 
 
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 (North American English) = licence a driver’s license a license for the software a license holder (= a person who has been given a license) Word Origin late Middle English: from licence. The spelling -se arose by analogy with pairs such as practice, practise.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: license