licence

(BrE) (AmE license) noun
ADJECTIVE
valid
full
special
compulsory (esp. AmE)
driver's (AmE), driving (BrE), pilot (AmE), pilot's (esp. BrE)
car
marriage
business, commercial, export, import, operating, trade, trading

The government is currently granting no operating licences to foreign companies.

casino, gaming
fishing, hunting
television, TV (both in the UK)
gun
software
entertainment, music

The bar was refused a music licence.

hotel, liquor (AmE), refreshment, restaurant
medical, teaching
exclusive
VERB + LICENCE/LICENSE
have, hold

You have to have a licence to sell beer.

Applicants must hold a valid driving/driver's licence.

buy, gain (formal), get, obtain, receive, win

She gained her private pilot's licence.

I got my licence when I was eighteen.

apply for, make an application for
award (sb), grant (sb), issue (sb)
deny sb, refuse sb
revoke, suspend, take away

He's had his licence taken away.

renew
lose

She lost her driving licence when she was caught over the limit.

LICENCE/LICENSE + VERB
expire, run out

The licence expires at the end of the year.

LICENCE/LICENSE + NOUN
fee
holder
number, plate (both AmE)
agreement
application
PREPOSITION
in a/the licence

All these details are specified in the licence.

under a/the licence

The weapons were exported under a special export licence.

under licence

They are Italian trains, but they will be built in Germany under licence.

licence for

a licence for software manufacture

licence from

a licence from the Performing Rights Society

PHRASES
the holder of a licence

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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