licit


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Related to licit: obstreperousness, licitly, lawful

lic·it

 (lĭs′ĭt)
adj.
Permitted by law; legal.

[Middle English, from Old French licite, from Latin licitus, past participle of licēre, to be permitted.]

lic′it·ly adv.
lic′it·ness n.

licit

(ˈlɪsɪt)
adj
(Law) a less common word for lawful
[C15: from Latin licitus permitted, from licēre to be permitted]
ˈlicitly adv
ˈlicitness n

lic•it

(ˈlɪs ɪt)

adj.
legal; lawful; legitimate.
[1475–85; (< Middle French) < Latin licitus, past participle of licēre to be permitted]
lic′it•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.licit - sanctioned by custom or morality especially sexual morality; "a wife's licit love"
illicit - contrary to accepted morality (especially sexual morality) or convention; "an illicit association with his secretary"
2.licit - authorized, sanctioned by, or in accordance with law; "a legitimate government"
legal - established by or founded upon law or official or accepted rules

licit

adjective
Within, allowed by, or sanctioned by the law:
Slang: legit.
Translations

licit

[ˈlɪsɪt] ADJlícito

licit

licit

a. lícito-a, permitido-a.
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In saying, "It is licit to stop the unjust aggressor" he said "stop," not "destroy" "conquer," "push back" or "defeat.
Blum described the report as being a landmark because it is indeed the only experiment known to systematically address both compliance to treatment medications and licit or illicit drug abuse during treatment in chemical dependency programs across the eastern part of the United States.
Food carts are a welcome addition to downtown Eugene, for the simple reason that any type of licit activity moves the city's core in a positive direction.
Criticizing older influential renderings of the concepts of "direct" and "indirect," Rhonheimer argues that because the case of vital conflict changes the nacre of an action's ethical analysis, what otherwise might be wrong to choose, becomes a licit alternative.
Her paper defines licit and illicit arms and analyzes the points of diversion of licit small arms to the illicit market and potential mechanisms to prevent diversion.
It carries material on the social, political, legal and health contexts of psychoactive substance use, both licit and illicit.
Although President Karzai has strongly attacked narcotrafficking as the greatest threat to Afghanistan, one third of the Afghan economy remains opium-based, which contributes to widespread public corruption, damage to licit economic growth, and the strengthening of the insurgency.
If, on the other hand, the price depends on the common estimation, it is licit to demand either the lowest, the middle, or the highest price according to opportunity.
Philip Goon has been chosen as prospective Liberal candidate for the Fordbndsre ward at the licit Solihull District Council eleclions.
In line with the natural law manualists' efforts to discern degrees of personal culpability, the authors of these chapters explore in healthcare and medical practices the determination of licit or illicit cooperation in another's evil or wrongdoing--practices such as research or therapeutic use of stem cells derived from aborted fetuses, other uses of embryonic/fetal material, physician-assisted suicide, legislation and votes for/against legislators, and conscientious objection.
But in the meantime, even if all the officers' decisions and actions turn out to have been licit, they certainly were faulty.
Part comedy, part satire, part mystery and part art history, the plot carries the reader across three continents into the high stakes world of licit and illicit art collection before its literal and figurative homecoming.