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Permitted by law; legal.
[Middle English, from Old French licite, from Latin licitus, past participle of licēre, to be permitted.]
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(Law) a less common word for lawful
[C15: from Latin licitus permitted, from licēre to be permitted]
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legal; lawful; legitimate.
[1475–85; (< Middle French) < Latin licitus, past participle of licēre to be permitted]
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|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
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licit[ˈlɪsɪt] ADJ → lícito
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a. lícito-a, permitido-a.
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