- unlicensed un‧li‧censed [ʌnˈlaɪsnst] adjective LAWwithout 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/ adjective LAW► not having a licence (= a document giving legal permission) for something: unlicensed agents/contractors/operators »
The agency can't take action against consumers for using unlicensed contractors.»
an unlicensed broker/dealer»
Unlicensed software used by businesses costs U.S. software makers an estimated $13 billion in lost revenue annually worldwide..
Financial and business terms. 2012.