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unauthorized

[ uhn-aw-thuh-rahyzd ]
/ ʌnˈɔ θəˌraɪzd /
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adjective
lacking permission; unsanctioned: unauthorized access.
lacking proper immigration or working papers: an unauthorized worker;an unauthorized immigrant.
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Origin of unauthorized

First recorded in 1595–1600; un-1 + authorized

usage note for unauthorized

2. See illegal alien.
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British Dictionary definitions for unauthorized

unauthorized

unauthorised

/ (ʌnˈɔːθəˌraɪzd) /

adjective
not having official permission
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