Licence – Word Of The Day For IELTS

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word of the day by ieltsmaterial - licence

Licence – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing

Licence: (Noun) /ˈlaɪsns/

Definition:

an official document that shows that permission has been given to do, own or use something.

Synonyms: 

Authorization, Certificate, Charter.

Collocations: 

With adjective: valid, special, car, driving, marriage, export, gaming, import, operating, trade, trading licence
With verb: have, hold, buy, gain, get, obtain, win, apply for, make an application for, refuse, revoke, take away licence.

Example:

For IELTS Speaking:
You can buy a TV licence at the post office.

The company has won the licence to run trains from the south coast to London.

For IELTS Writing:
The government is currently granting no operating licences to foreign

Exercise:

Choose the following words to fill in the blank: contact, external, precise, capacity, enforced, monitoring, revenue, licences, targeted, whereas.

  1. In the culture of Zambia, direct eye _______________ with members of the opposite sex is avoided.
  2. Captain Cook visited Tahiti four times between 1769 and 1777, and drew a _______________ map of the island.
  3. The terrorists had _______________ the government building for a suicide attack.
  4. Someone once joked that dogs think you’re family, _______________ cats think you’re staff.
  5. _______________ devices connect to ports at the back of the computer.
  6. Our total sales _______________ is expected to top $20 million this year.
  7. A _______________ crowd of 17,000 fans were packed into the arena to see the final game of the season.
  8. Environmentalists are _______________ water quality in the area to see if the factory is polluting the river.
  9. The Taliban government in Afghanistan _______________ codes of dress and behaviour that were especially restrictive to women.
  10. More than 110,000 marriage _______________ are issued in Las Vegas each year.

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