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1 A person who has been granted a licence, most commonly used of one who has been granted a licence by a local authority to sell intoxicating liquor (see licensing of premises) or one who has been granted a licence to use intellectual property, such as patents.

2 A person with permission to do what would otherwise be unlawful. In relation to land, a licensee is one who enters land with the express or implied permission of the occupier. See licence; occupier's liability.

Subjects: Law.


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