Definition of licit adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

licit

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈlɪsɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlɪsɪt//
 
(formal)
 
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allowed or legal opposite illicit Word Origin late 15th cent.: from Latin licitus ‘allowed’, from the verb licere.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: licit