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Deprive of a licence.
- ‘Apparently the spectrum that Wi-Fi uses has not been delicensed yet for use in this country.’
- ‘Coal and lignite, petroleum (other than crude) and its distillation products and bulk drugs were delicensed.’
- ‘In the future this is what the company will also offer us if it is delicensed and left to the tender mercies of the marketplace.’
- ‘The Act has removed a number of restrictive barriers to the generation and flow of power in a competitive market scenario via delicenced generation, open access and trading.’
- ‘We're the most delicensed uncontrolled film industry in the world…’
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