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Synonyms for licit

within, allowed by, or sanctioned by the law

Synonyms for licit

sanctioned by custom or morality especially sexual morality


authorized, sanctioned by, or in accordance with law

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Significant drug-related challenges facing the Indian government include the rise in methamphetamine manufacturing and trafficking, the diversion of controlled substances from licit to illicit channels, the smuggling of pharmaceuticals containing narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances, and capability deficits and poor coordination among India's various drug enforcement agencies.
There is urgent need for humankind to evolve a consensus on what is licit and what is not.
In the area of drug control policy development, we urge the Government of Bolivia to revamp its national drug control strategy to eliminate permissiveness in licit cultivation, to abolish the so-called "cato" exemption, and to tighten controls on the sale of licit coca.
Second, if the legal price is lower than the common price, then it is illicit to demand the common price, and only licit to demand the legal price.
The answer may in fact yield to licit cooperation in wrongdoing.
To locate the line between licit and illicit sexual expression, Lawrence carefully distinguishes the relationship between John Geddes Lawrence and Tyron Garner, the defendants in the case, from the traditionally prohibited forms of sexual expression allegedly unaffected by the Court's holding (presumably, relationships and practices such as those on Justice Scalia's list of horribles).
Recent trends in the use of licit and illicit drugs are emphasized, as well as trends in the levels of perceived risk and personal disapproval associated with each drug.
A sort of Time Warner Center run amok, the eponymous Franklin Abraham takes the concept of mixed-use development to decadent extremes, comprising apartments, offices, casinos, theme restaurants, upscale lounges, dingy demimonde salons, retail operations both licit and illicit, and a "Sky Park." Its inhabitants, who converse in a quasi-absurdist mixture of reality-TV banalities and over-the-top cyberpunk argot, are equally heterogeneous, encompassing every imaginable social type, from ladies who lunch to a bizarre gang of pseudo-Hasidic squatters.
VeriSign says it can provide a comprehensive picture of both licit and illicit online activity using data from the 10 billion daily messages processed by its two Internet root servers and from its online payment services for 94,000 businesses.
In the ancients, Anscombe writes, we find discussion of what is virtuous and vicious, just and unjust, but not of what is right and wrong, licit or illicit.
Addictive Disorders is an international journal covering clinical research and treatment issues related to the misuse of alcohol and licit and illicit drugs and the study and treatment of addictive disorders and their behaviors.
Canon 868 of the Code of Canon Law says that for the licit Baptism of an infant only two things are necessary.
He added, "Consequently, Christian legislators may neither contribute to the formulation of such a law nor approve it in parliamentary assembly, although, where such a law already exists, it is licit for them to propose amendments which would diminish its adverse effects."
No circumstances, no purpose, no law whatsoever can ever make licit an act which is intrinsically illicit, since it is contrary to the law of God which is written in every heart, knowable by reason itself, and proclaimed by this church.
that the euro-dollar rate can be treated with `benign neglect.'" In partial contrast, Robert McCauley of the Bank for International Settlements put forward the notion of "balanced benign neglect." But he admitted the euro-dollar rate was a larger concern in Frankfurt than Washington because the dollar area -- including countries that use the dollar in currency boards or as licit or illicit means of payment -- was broader than the European Union, both in the present and the foreseeable future.