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 Meanings and Examples of LICENSE
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license
 n.  official or legal permission to do or own a specified thing
Classic Sentence: (16 in 2 pages)
1  To the young and wild nobles, he held out the prospect of unpunished license and uncontrolled revelry; to the ambitious, that of power, and to the covetous, that of increased wealth and extended domains.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
2  He arose and bowed to the Grand Master, who instantly granted him license of speech.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
3  In the next cell was another man, who was going to the same prison for hawking tin saucepans without license; thereby doing something for his living, in defiance of the Stamp-office.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
4  The license was wrong, and he couldn't get another the same day.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 5 Perplexity among Honest People
5  The license was useless at Anglebury.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 5 Perplexity among Honest People
6  Well, the immediate reason was that the license would not do for the place, and before I could get another she ran away.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 9 Love Leads a Shrewd Man into Strategy
7  Mr. Fowler and Miss Rucastle were married, by special license, in Southampton the day after their flight, and he is now the holder of a government appointment in the island of Mauritius.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE COPPER BEECHES
8  We had a license for the marriage.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IV. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SOLITARY CYCLIST
9  In strange contrast to the hardly tolerable constraint and nameless invisible domineerings of the captain's table, was the entire care-free license and ease, the almost frantic democracy of those inferior fellows the harpooneers.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 34. The Cabin-Table.
10  He had license to be pompous and veteranlike.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 15
11  For, suddenly, liberty passed into license, wherein neither private worth nor public authority was respected, but, every one living as he liked, a thousand wrongs were done daily.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II.
12  To-day Sam's grandson "takes up" with a woman without license or ceremony; they live together decently and honestly, and are, to all intents and purposes, man and wife.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In VIII
13  From behind the bushes issued Queen Elizabeth--Eliza Clark, licensed to sell tobacco.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 6
14  Hands joined, heads knocking, they danced round the majestic figure of the Elizabethan age personified by Mrs. Clark, licensed to sell tobacco, on her soap box.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 7
15  Crawford called the next day, and on the score of Edmund's return, Sir Thomas felt himself more than licensed to ask him to stay dinner; it was really a necessary compliment.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
Example Sentence: (20 in 2 pages)
1  First the registrar had to add on her signature to the license; then she had to affix her official seal.
2  The effective date of the new license is January 1, 2010, you have to bring old one when driving.
3  What pushes this matter to the sublime is the reality the world is battling a terror threat which has given license to the authorities to treat ordinary citizens like chattel.
4  After he lost his wallet on a trip, Mr. Scott says he searched the Internet for ways to stash his cash, license, and credit cards.
5  To disbar a lawyer, to unfrock a priest, to suspend a doctor's license to practice-these are extreme steps that the authorities should take only after careful consideration.
6  The driver will only get license back if he or she is subsequently cleared of drink-driving.
7  The government revoked her husband's license to operate migrant labor crews.
8  Our television license expires next month.
9  Under the agreement, the council can license a U.
10  The vaccine has been licensed by the US Food and Drug Administration.
11  The hotel has a licensed bar.
12  Money from the fund was payable to depositors on the insolvency of a recognised bank or licensed institution.
13  They had licensed the firm to produce the drug.
14  This shop is licensed to sell tobacco.
15  It is always a good idea to sell through a licensed dealer.