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

Examples of licensed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In all other Arizona courts, a judge is required to be a licensed attorney, residing in Arizona for the previous five years of practice and 30-plus years of age. Christina Avery, The Arizona Republic, 10 July 2024 Jenny Flora Wells, a licensed social worker and holistic trauma therapist, says this family dynamic sees one parent manipulating the child into fearing, disliking, or cutting ties with the other parent. Aron Solomon, Newsweek, 10 July 2024 Taylor Mendoza, a licensed esthetician and lash technician based in Clermont, Florida, has noticed the change and has mixed feelings. Anneke Knot, Glamour, 5 July 2024 According to a Florida Department of Health investigative report and online health department records, Peggy A. Randolph was a licensed clinical social worker in Ellenton, about 20 miles northeast of Sarasota. Saleen Martin, USA TODAY, 4 July 2024 See all Example Sentences for licensed 

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1632, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of licensed was circa 1632

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“Licensed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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