Licensed
License Li"cense (l[imac]"sens), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Licensed} (l[imac]"senst); p. pr. & vb. n. {Licensing}.] To permit or authorize by license; to give license to; as, to license a man to preach. --Milton. --Shak.

Syn: licence, certify. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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