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.

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First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative licentia licentiae
genitive licentiae licentiārum
dative licentiae licentiīs
accusative licentiam licentiās
ablative licentiā licentiīs
vocative licentia licentiae

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References[edit]

  • licentia in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879