Licence vs Impertinence - What's the difference?

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Licence is a related term of impertinence.


As nouns the difference between licence and impertinence

is that licence is (british|canada|australia) while impertinence is (uncountable) lack of pertinence; irrelevance.

As a verb licence

is (uk|canada|nonstandard).

licence

English

Noun

  • (British, Canada, Australia)
  • Derived terms

    * artistic licence * off-licence * free on license * licenced * licentiate * licentious * poetic licence * road fund licence

    Verb

    (licenc)
  • (UK, Canada, nonstandard)
  • Usage notes

    * In British English, Canadian English, Irish English, Australian English, and New Zealand English the noun is spelt licence'' and the verb is ''license . * The spelling licence is not used for either part of speech in the United States.

    impertinence

    English

    Noun

  • (uncountable) Lack of pertinence; irrelevance.
  • (countable) An instance of this; a moment of being impertinent.
  • (uncountable) The fact or character of being out of place; inappropriateness.
  • insolence.