licit licit

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) sanctioned by custom or morality especially sexual morality
  2. (adj) authorized, sanctioned by, or in accordance with law

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. They also have to help create conditions for a lawful a licit trade in antiquities.
  2. Well, one reasons why farmers grow poppy is that it typically earns more than other licit crops.
  3. First produced in Milan, in 1876, it tells in music a terrible story of love, licit and illicit, revenge, suicide, murder, Inquisition horrors and Venetian gondoliers.

News

  • Analysis: Colombias fight against the coca trade

    The Colombian government believes people should just say no to growing coca: those that do not, risk aerial spraying of their illicit crop with powerful pesticides, or manual destruction by work teams hired by private firms and supported by the security forces.
    on August 28, 2013     Source: IRIN

Quotes

  1. It quoted Pope John Paul II: "No circumstance, no purpose, no law whatsoever can ever make licit an act which intrinsically illicit."
    on Jun 26, 2010 By: Pope John Paul II Source: LifeNews.com

  2. The most urgent need, Glenny says, is for greater regulation of financial markets, because "the deeper the involvement of shadow funds with the licit money markets, the harder it becomes to follow the cash that is the key to the successful policing...
    on Apr 23, 2008 By: Misha Glenny Source: TheNewsTribune.com

  3. "It's time to use all licit moves to check her abuses," Pimentel said.
    on Oct 17, 2006 By: Aquilino Pimentel Jr Source: Philippine Headline News

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