licentia

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From licēns (unrestrained; licentious), present active participle of licet (it is allowed or permitted).

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Noun[edit]

licentia f (genitive licentiae); first declension

  1. a license, freedom, liberty
  2. a liberty which one assumes; boldness, presumption
  3. unrestrained liberty, dissoluteness, licentiousness, wantonness

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative licentia licentiae
Genitive licentiae licentiārum
Dative licentiae licentiīs
Accusative licentiam licentiās
Ablative licentiā licentiīs
Vocative licentia licentiae

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: license
  • French: licence
  • Italian: licenza

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