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license

Authorization by a governmental or other regulatory agency that allows a person, group of persons, or enterprise to carry out a particular activity; the certificate itself. See Revoked license, Unrestricted license.

li·cense

, licence (līsĕns)
Legal permission given to professional to practice in specific fields according to rules and regulations of a jurisdiction.
[L. licentia, fr. licet, it is permitted]
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According to the report, 1,838 commercial licences were issued in Abu Dhabi city, 524 in Al Ain city and 81 in the Al Dhafra region.
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Three per cent of applications for premises licences under section 23 of the 2005 Act in 2014-15 were refused.
This one suggested that there was an urgent requirement to address the problem of my lack of a TV licence.
And I am sure licensees will toast the plans for personal licences as it will create a far more flexible system to operate under.
The fact that the agreement is labeled as a licence is not controlling.