unlicensed


unlicensed
UK [ʌnˈlaɪs(ə)nst] / US adjective
1)
a) without a licence (= an official document that allows you to do something)

an unlicensed vehicle

b) an unlicensed restaurant is not allowed to sell alcoholic drinks
2) formal unlicensed behaviour is uncontrolled

English dictionary. 2014.

Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • unlicensed — un‧li‧censed [ʌnˈlaɪsnst] adjective LAW without a licence (= official document that allows you to do or have something): • He was accused of trading as an unlicensed dealer. • an unlicensed insurance agent * * * unlicensed UK US /ʌnˈlaɪsənst/… …   Financial and business terms

  • unlicensed — index felonious, illegitimate (illegal), impermissible, inexperienced, ultra vires, unauthorized, unlawful …   Law dictionary

  • unlicensed — 1630s, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + licensed (see LICENCE (Cf. licence)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • unlicensed — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not having an official licence, especially for the sale of alcoholic liquor …   English terms dictionary

  • unlicensed — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • unlicensed — un|li|censed [ ʌn laısnst ] adjective 1. ) without a license (=an official document that allows you to do something): an unlicensed vehicle a ) an unlicensed restaurant is not allowed to sell alcoholic drinks 2. ) FORMAL unlicensed behavior is… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • unlicensed — adjective without a license (=official document that gives you permission to do or have something): unlicensed firearms | unlicensed traders …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • unlicensed — adj. Unlicensed is used with these nouns: ↑boxing, ↑firearm, ↑premises …   Collocations dictionary

  • unlicensed — un|li|censed [ʌnˈlaısənst] adj without a ↑licence (=official document that gives you permission to do or have something) ▪ unlicensed guns …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • unlicensed — /un luy seuhnst/, adj. 1. having no license. 2. done or undertaken without license or permission; unauthorized. 3. unrestrained; unbridled. [1600 10; UN 1 + LICENSED] * * * …   Universalium