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.
Excess of liberty; freedom abused, or used in contempt of law or decorum; disregard of law or propriety.
To permit or authorize by license; to give license to; as, to license a man to preach.
The document granting such permission.
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