licenseless

license

[lahy-suhns]
noun
1.
formal permission from a governmental or other constituted authority to do something, as to carry on some business or profession.
2.
a certificate, tag, plate, etc., giving proof of such permission; official permit: a driver's license.
3.
permission to do or not to do something.
4.
intentional deviation from rule, convention, or fact, as for the sake of literary or artistic effect: poetic license.
5.
exceptional freedom allowed in a special situation.
6.
excessive or undue freedom or liberty.
8.
the legal right to use a patent owned by another.
verb (used with object), licensed, licensing.
9.
to grant authoritative permission or license to.

Origin:
1325–75; Middle English licence < Middle French < Medieval Latin licentia authorization, Latin: freedom, equivalent to licent- (stem of licēns, present participle of licēre to be allowed) + -ia -ia; see -ence

licensable, adjective
licenseless, adjective
licenser; especially Law, licensor, noun
de-license, verb (used with object), de-licensed, de-licensing.
nonlicensable, adjective
nonlicensed, adjective
prelicense, noun, verb (used with object), prelicensed, prelicensing.
relicense, verb (used with object), relicensed, relicensing.

certificate, degree, diploma, license.
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license (ˈlaɪsəns)
 
vb
1.  to grant or give a licence for (something, such as the sale of alcohol)
2.  to give permission to or for
 
'licensable
 
adj
 
'licenser
 
n
 
'licensor
 
n

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license
see licence.
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