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unauthorized

adjective [not gradable]  /ʌnˈɔ·θəˌrɑɪzd/ us  
without official permission: an unauthorized biography An unauthorized version of the software is being sold abroad.
Translations of “unauthorized”
in Spanish no autorizado…
in French non autorisé…
in German unbefugt…
in Chinese (Traditional) 未經授權的,未經許可的…
in Russian несанкционированный…
in Turkish izinsiz, müsadesiz, yetkisiz…
in Chinese (Simplified) 未经授权的,未经许可的…
in Polish bezprawny, bez pozwolenia lub zgody…
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