licence fee

licence fee licence fee , license fee fee

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licence fee UK US noun [C] UK (US license fee, also licensing fee)
LAW, COMMERCE an amount of money that you pay a company or organization to give you permission to use, do, or have something: »

A pharmaceutical company paid a licence fee of $1m for the drug.

COMMUNICATIONS in the UK, money that people pay each year to be able to use BBC television and radio, that is used to pay for the BBC rather than using advertising: »

The corporation's funding from the licence fee will come under government scrutiny.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • licence fee — ➡ television licence * * * …   Universalium

  • fee — A fixed amount or a percentage of an underwriting or principal. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * fee fee [fiː] noun 1. [countable] COMMERCE an amount of money paid to a professional person or organization for their services: • If you want… …   Financial and business terms

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  • fee — [[t]fi͟ː[/t]] ♦♦ fees 1) N COUNT A fee is a sum of money that you pay to be allowed to do something. He hadn t paid his television licence fee. 2) N COUNT A fee is the amount of money that a person or organization is paid for a particular job or… …   English dictionary

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  • fee — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ exorbitant, fat (informal), hefty, high, huge, large, substantial ▪ I expect you had to pay a fat fee to your divorce lawyers …   Collocations dictionary

  • licence — (BrE) (AmE license) noun ADJECTIVE ▪ valid ▪ full ▪ special ▪ compulsory (esp. AmE) ▪ driver s (AmE …   Collocations dictionary

  • licence of occupation — noun Australian History a permission to graze animals on nominated parcels of Crown land, usually renewable annually for a stipulated fee. Also, licence …   Australian English dictionary

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