or li·cen·cee

[ lahy-suh n-see ]
/ ˌlaɪ sənˈsi /


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


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Origin of licensee

First recorded in 1865–70; license + -ee Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for licensee

/ (ˌlaɪsənˈsiː) /


a person who holds a licence, esp one to sell alcoholic drink
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