Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having no official license.
  • adjective Done without permission; not authorized.
  • adjective Lacking moral restraint; unrestrained.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not licensed; not having a license: as, an unlicensed innkeeper.
  • Done or undertaken without, or in defiance of, due license or permission: as, an unlicensed traffic.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Not licensed; not officially authorized.
  • adjective Free from requiring a license.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective lacking official approval

Etymologies

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Examples

  • However, wireless ISPs, especially ones like his, which operate in unlicensed spectrum, will be harmed by aspects of the legislation.

    How the Stimulus Package Fails Rural Broadband

  • Lop off the head (the topsites), and the body (the worldwide trade in unlicensed media) falls lifeless to the ground.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Inside the World of Software Piracy:

  • So, while they're stomping on you for a minor offence, the long-term unlicensed get a virtual free kick.

    Car Advice | News Blog

  • This is commonly called unlicensed mobile access (UMA), a name that describes a particular technology rather than the concept, but UMA is the only such approach currently deployed.

    Wi-Fi Networking News

  • This is commonly called unlicensed mobile access (UMA), a name that describes a particular technology rather than the concept, but UMA is the only such approach currently deployed.

    Wi-Fi Networking News

  • This is commonly called unlicensed mobile access (UMA), a name that describes a particular technology rather than the concept, but UMA is the only such approach currently deployed.

    Wi-Fi Networking News

  • This is commonly called unlicensed mobile access (UMA), a name that describes a particular technology rather than the concept, but UMA is the only such approach currently deployed.

    Wi-Fi Networking News

  • This is commonly called unlicensed mobile access (UMA), a name that describes a particular technology rather than the concept, but UMA is the only such approach currently deployed.

    Wi-Fi Networking News

  • Defiant Middlesbrough to name unlicensed Southgate as manager

    Gareth Southgate's new FA post offers no way back to club managership

  • Those sellers of guns should have been referred to as unlicensed sellers of weapons, rather than as unlicensed "dealers."

    New Calls for Assault-Gun Ban

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