licensed

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licensed (not comparable)

  1. (of a person or enterprise) having been issued with a licence (by the required authority)
    Only licensed exterminators can purchase rat poison in this state.
    1. (of a shop or restaurant) allowed to sell alcohol
      The opening hours of licensed premises are restricted to prevent all-night drinking.
  2. (of an activity) authorized by licence
    Even licensed fishing has a major effect on the fish population in the river.
    1. (of a product) based on an existing piece of intellectual property and sold under licence.
      Although they sell well, licensed video games are seldom critically acclaimed.

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licensed

  1. simple past tense and past participle of license

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