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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (legal)
a. lawful
Si la acusación es lícita, el juez procederá de manera pertinente.If it's a lawful accusation, the judge will act in accordance.
b. legal
El contrato no es lícito porque el firmante no es el dueño de la casa.The contract isn't legal because the signatory isn't the landlord.
c. licit
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
No es lícito apoyar el terrorismo.It isn't licit to support terrorism.
2. (just)
a. fair
Si tú usas mi ropa, es totalmente lícito que yo use la tuya.If you wear my clothes, it can only be fair that I wear yours.
b. right
No es lícito que hicierass trampas en el examen y no hubiera consecuencias.It's not right that you cheated on the exam with no consequences.
c. reasonable
¿Te parece lícito levantarte al mediodía y tumbarte en el sofá sin hacer nada?Do you find it reasonable to wake up at noon and lie down on the couch and do nothing?
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (legal)
a. lawful
2. (correcto)
a. right
3. (justo)
a. fair
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1 (Jur) [+permiso] legal; [+comercio] legitimate; legal; [+conducta] legal; lawful; licit (formal)
2 (justo) right; reasonable
no es lícita tanta desigualdad social such levels of social inequality are not right o are unreasonable
3 (permisible) permissible
si es lícito preguntarlo if one may ask
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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