licensee

or li·cen·cee

[lahy-suh n-see]

noun

a person, company, etc., to whom a license is granted or issued.

Nearby words

  1. license plate,
  2. licensed,
  3. licensed aircraft engineer,
  4. licensed practical nurse,
  5. licensed vocational nurse,
  6. licensure,
  7. licentiate,
  8. licentious,
  9. licentiously,
  10. licet

Origin of licensee

First recorded in 1865–70; license + -ee

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British Dictionary definitions for licencee

licensee

noun

a person who holds a licence, esp one to sell alcoholic drink
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Word Origin and History for licencee

licensee

n.

1837, from license + -ee.

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