Definition of licensed adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈlaɪsnst//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈlaɪsnst//
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  1. 1(British English) having official permission to sell alcoholic drinks a licensed restaurant
  2. 2that you have official permission to own Is that gun licensed?
  3. 3having official permission to do something She is licensed to fly solo.
  4. Extra examples The handgun had been bought from a licensed dealer. The restaurant is not licensed. There are only two companies licensed to produce the vaccine. There aren’t enough licensed taxis in the city.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: licensed