licensed
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈlaɪsn̩st/
Adjective

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.
Antonyms Translations Translations Verb
  1. Simple past tense and past participle of license



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