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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'When they are being shipped in, most times they come with other licit drugs that are not registered.
It also suggests the growth in illicit alcohol activity is driven by the challenging economic environment, weak regulation enforcement and taxation strategies driving up licit alcohol prices.
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"I would say to not think if it is licit or not licit to heal on the Sabbath.
Games in which gain serves as recompense for skill and bodily or mental activity, such as tennis, pall-mall, charging the ring, chess, and backgammon, are by nature good and licit forms of recreation.
Francesca Minerva published an article in a recent issue of the Journal of Medical Ethics in which they argue that it is licit to kill newborn babies, in what they term are "after-birth abortions." They studiously avoid calling this act "infanticide" and insist on making a distinction between killing new-born infants and destroying "after birth" foetuses.
Hacker didn't deface the site; instead a page was inserted into PTA server and demanded to ban il licit sites.
It will work to promote a more capable, accountable and effective government in Afghanistan that serves the Afghan people and eventually can function, especially regarding internal security, with limited international support, and to stimulate an economy that will provide licit opportunity for the people of Pakistan and Afghanistan, the executive order said.
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.
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