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licensee

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[lahy-suh n-see] /ˌlaɪ sənˈsi/
noun
1.
a person, company, etc., to whom a license is granted or issued.
Origin of licensee
1865-1870
1865-70; license + -ee
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licensee

/ˌlaɪsənˈsiː/
noun
1.
a person who holds a licence, esp one to sell alcoholic drink
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n.

1837, from license + -ee.

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