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1Not having an official licence.‘unlicensed weapons’
illegal, unlawful, illicit, against the law, criminal, lawbreaking, actionable, feloniousView synonyms
- ‘They have also been accused of carrying unlicensed weapons and holding false identification.’
- ‘The offender was charged with possession of an unlicensed weapon and display of a firearm in a public place.’
- ‘The raid was part of an Manchester Evening News-backed crackdown by the city council on unlicensed firework sales in the run-up to Bonfire Night.’
- ‘Legislators there say they are alarmed at the number of unlicensed, uninsured illegal aliens who are driving in their state.’
- ‘To the plaintiff's knowledge the defendant was unlicensed and uninsured.’
- ‘Upon the coming into force of that Act on 25 May 1999 the portrait artists continued to be unlawful unlicensed street traders.’
- ‘The Donkey Kong game was unlicensed by Nintendo and illicit.’
- ‘The IMB has also begun an inquiry into the Sunday World newspaper, which has been running illegal ads for the unlicensed drugs.’
- ‘They carried out a thorough search of the premises for evidence of unlicensed slaughtering operations.’
- ‘However, in a particular case the Minister may give an unlicensed ship a permit to operate from port to port along the Australian coast.’
- ‘Documents seen by the Yorkshire Post also revealed the company was flouting copyright laws and using unlicensed software on office computers.’
- ‘The second and third defendants are identified as persons who sell unlicensed merchandise at the relevant concert venues.’
- ‘Likewise the supply of the service may be contrary to law, for example, in a brothel or an unlicensed casino.’
- ‘Despite laws against both unlicensed ownership of a cobra and defanging, snake charmers still perform in India.’
- ‘The weapon was unlicensed and police kept it as evidence.’
- ‘The arrest was a seizure by seven armed men dressed in civilian clothes who abducted him in an unlicensed car.’
- ‘To this end an amnesty period of three to six months should be declared to allow those in possession of illegal unlicensed guns to turn them in to the authorities.’
- ‘Somkind said action would be taken against government officials who collaborated with unlicensed shops.’
- ‘Besides licensed guns, Mulyana alluded to the presence of numerous unlicensed weapons obtained from the black market.’
- ‘Ruetnarong was charged with first degree murder and illegal possession of an unlicensed weapon in a public place.’
- 1.1British (of premises) not having a licence for the sale of alcohol.‘unlicensed restaurants’
- ‘But this version of the Booze Can is not connected to an unlicenced after-hours club that Joseph Morneau, an Iqaluit elementary school teacher and businessman, ran out of the same place in the late 1990s.’
- ‘‘The potential for alcohol abuse is going to be far greater in unlicensed premises,’ she said.’
- ‘Teenagers opposed to Government plans to relax laws on gambling have welcomed a proposed ban on slot machines in unlicensed premises.’
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