licensed

adjective
li·​censed | \ ˈlī-sᵊn(t)st How to pronounce licensed (audio) \

Definition of licensed

: having a valid license required to engage in a particular business, occupation, or activity licensed drivers a licensed cosmetologist A licensed anesthesiologist must always be in the facility, though, depending on the procedure, not necessarily in the room with the patient.— Barbara M. Swanson

First Known Use of licensed

circa 1632, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of licensed was circa 1632

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“Licensed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/licensed. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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licensed

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English Language Learners Definition of licensed

: having official permission to have or do something : having a license
chiefly British : having official permission to sell liquor

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