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non licet

[non lahy-sit]
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adjective Law.
  1. not permitted or lawful.
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Origin of non licet

First recorded in 1615–25, non licet is from the Latin word nōn licet it is not allowed
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British Dictionary definitions for non licet

non licet

  1. not permitted; unlawful
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Word Origin

C17: Latin, literally: it is not allowed
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