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lic* pos abs act m itg
nbsp; IE licere

Vicarious authority given by an authorizing or legal body to an applicant.

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Leave; allowance, sufferance; tolerance, toleration; liberty, law, license, concession, grace; indulgence (lenity) [See Lenity]; favor, dispensation, exemption, release; connivance; vouchsafement.

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Comparison: lawd*, lic*

Both of these bases mean "permission, approval." The base lawd* is more general and can also mean "praise." It refers to the laudatory sense of approval or permission. lic* refers to more formal permitting and includes the senses of certification.

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Element Class(es) Gloss / Clarification Taxonomy
licajat* indc dis tg Permit. Tangible indication of permission. Permit
licos* pos abs ess sta Permitted, approved, sanctioned, licensed, certified.
licod* dat tr To authorize (a person).
licolv* abl pa To lose authorization that was previously given.
licend* dat term tr To receive authorization from an authority.

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