licence

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Licence is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Other spellings[change]

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
licence

Plural
licences

  1. (countable) A licence is an official piece of paper that allows you to do something, such as drive, open a business, etc.
    I got my driver's licence when I was 16 years old.

Verb[change]

Plain form
licence

Third-person singular
licences

Past tense
licenced

Past participle
licenced

Present participle
licencing

  1. (Commonwealth English) Another spelling of license, usually thought to be wrong. The verb form should normally be spelt as license.