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One to whom or to which a license is granted.
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(Law) a person who holds a licence, esp one to sell alcoholic drink
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or li•cen•cee

(ˌlaɪ sənˈsi)

a person, company, etc., to whom a license is granted or issued.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.licensee - someone to whom a license is granted
retail merchant, retailer - a merchant who sells goods at retail
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المُرَخَّص، شَخْص حامِل إجازَه
-ka koncesemajitel
majiteľ koncesie
ruhsat sahibi kimse


[ˌlaɪsənˈsiː] Nconcesionario/a m/f (Brit) [of bar] → patrón/ona m/f
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[ˌlaɪsənˈsiː] n (British) [pub] → patron(ne) m/f, gérant(e) m/flicensing agreement naccord m de licencelicensing hours npl (British)heures fpl d'ouverture légales (des débits de boisson)licensing laws npl (British)lois fpl sur la vente d'alcool
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n ? licenceKonzessions-/Lizenzinhaber(in) m(f)/Inhaber(in) m(f)eines Waffenscheins etc; (of bar)Inhaber(in) m(f)einer Schankerlaubnis; the licensee of our local pub (Brit) or barder Wirt unserer Stammkneipe
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[ˌlaɪsənˈsiː] n (in pub) → titolare m/f di licenza per la vendita di bevande alcoliche
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995


(American) license (ˈlaisəns) noun
a (printed) form giving permission to do something (eg to keep a television set etc, drive a car, sell alcohol etc). a driving licence.
ˈlicense verb
to give a licence to or permit. He is licensed to sell alcohol.
ˈlicensed adjective
(of a shop, hotel etc) legally allowed to sell alcohol to customers. a licensed grocer.
licenˈsee noun
a person to whom a licence (especially to keep a licensed hotel or public house) has been given.

licence is a noun: a licence (not license) to sell alcohol.
license is a verb: licensed (not licenced) to drive a goods vehicle.
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The FTC advises careful analysis of the relationship between the poster of a potential endorsement on a social media platform and the licensee. If the relationship between the poster and the licensee to which the post was directed is such that the post can be considered sponsored, then the post will be considered an endorsement.
Of these, at least eight incidents, for a total of 25 deaths, did not actually involve a concealed carry licensee. In some cases, the VPC report actually admits this, including people who were carrying concealed in states that do not require permits, a person with a California security guard permit (which does not allow one to carry concealed, or when off-duty), and a security guard at a defense plant in Pennsylvania.
Under limited circumstances briefly explained here, a licensee may even compensate a nonlicensee based upon the actual purchase of insurance.
This has been especially true in cases where the licensee's business relies on the rights granted from the debtor-licensor.
After the franchise development department and legal department finalize a new country license agreement and the initial fees are paid, the real work begins for both the franchisor and the new country area licensee or master franchisee.
The ORBS platform relies on the use of licensee e-mail addresses for many of its functions, including assigning passwords, providing licensees access to information, and providing information to licensees.
GEMA International AG, a Gartner recognized global provider of managed mobility services, has announced a reorganization under which the board of directors has terminated Vox Mobile's licensee contract and its alliance membership, effective immediately, the company said.
But it does not provide those recordings to the licensees and also does not allow the licensee to make an individual recording.<br />So the social worker brought a petition in the Office of Administrative Hearings for a court order that she be allowed to record the interviews.<br />The state argued that it would violate the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act if a licensee recorded her own statements.
Management said, "The first quarter of fiscal 2018 and fourth quarter of fiscal 2017 GAAP and Non-GAAP results were negatively impacted by our continued dispute with Apple (AAPL) and its contract manufacturers (who are Qualcomm licensees), as well as the previously disclosed dispute with another licensee.
The Kardashian sisters got a pretrial court order barring licensee Haven Beauty from using their names and trademarks--effectively signaling new licensees to step up, since the Kardashians want to ultimately terminate their licensing agreement.
The license agreement goes from the artist who holds the copyright (the licensor) to the user (licensee).