non licet

[ non-lahy-sit ]
/ ˈnɒn ˈlaɪ sɪt /
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adjective Law.
not permitted or lawful.
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Origin of non licet

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

non licet
/ (ˈnɒn ˈlaɪsɪt) /

not permitted; unlawful

Word Origin for non licet

C17: Latin, literally: it is not allowed
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