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unauthorized

adjective uk ( UK usually unauthorised)   /ʌnˈɔː.θə.raɪzd/ us    /-ˈɑː-/
without someone's official permission to do something or be in a particular place: No admittance to unauthorized personnel. This unauthorized biography of the star has sold over 10,000 copies in its first week in print.
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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