- lacking permission; unsanctioned: unauthorized access.
- lacking proper immigration or working papers: an unauthorized worker;an unauthorized immigrant.
Origin of unauthorized
2. See illegal alien.
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All concerned had acquiesced in this irregular, unauthorized detention.Oswald Langdon
Carson Jay Lee
She demanded to know the cause of his unauthorized intrusion.
Which was about standard fare for unauthorized passage out of the school.Legacy
James H Schmitz
Since you're the only unauthorized person who knows of it, we have two choices.The Delegate from Venus
At that time only unauthorized Congregations had been suppressed.The Religious Persecution in France 1900-1906
Jane Milliken Napier Brodhead
- not having official permission
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Word Origin and History for unauthorized
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