non licet

[non lahy-sit]

adjective Law.

not permitted or lawful.

Origin of non licet

First recorded in 1615–25, non licet is from the Latin word nōn licet it is not allowed Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for non licet

non licet


not permitted; unlawful

Word Origin for non licet

C17: Latin, literally: it is not allowed
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