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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Licit  \Lic"it\  (l[i^]s"[i^]t),  a.  [L.  licitus  permitted,  lawful, 
  from  licere:  cf  F.  licite.  See  {License}.] 
  Lawful.  ``Licit  establishments.''  --Carlyle.  --  {Lic"it*ly}, 
  adv  --  {Lic"it*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  licit 
  adj  1:  sanctioned  by  custom  or  morality  especially  sexual  morality; 
  "a  wife's  licit  love"  [ant:  {illicit}] 
  2:  authorized,  sanctioned  by  or  in  accordance  with  law;  "a 
  legitimate  government"  [syn:  {lawful},  {legitimate}] 




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