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- Noun

That deviation from strict fact, form, or rule, in which an artist or writer indulges, assuming that it will be permitted for the sake of the advantage or effect gained; as, poetic license; grammatical license, etc.

- Noun

Excess of liberty; freedom abused, or used in contempt of law or decorum; disregard of law or propriety.

- Verb

To permit or authorize by license; to give license to; as, to license a man to preach.

- Noun

The document granting such permission.

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