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Definition of license verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they license
he / she / it licenses
past simple licensed
-ing form licensing
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 to give someone official permission to do, own, or use something license something The new drug has not yet been licensed in the U.S. license somebody/something to do something They licensed the company to produce the drug.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: license