unlicensed

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Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ licensed

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  • IPA(key): /ˌʌnˈlaɪsn̩st/
  • Hyphenation: un‧li‧censed

Adjective[edit]

unlicensed (comparative more unlicensed, superlative most unlicensed)

  1. Not licensed; not officially authorized.
    • 2014 November 14, Sharon Veatch, “Child-care licensing isn't hard — but it should be required”, in The Washington Post[1]:
      Since then, three more babies have died in unlicensed child-care programs in Virginia.
  2. Without permission.
  3. Free from requiring a license.

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