how to pronounce licensed


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licensed is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of licensed in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… licensed the technology is licensed to …”

meanings of licensed


  1. Authorized by licence.
  2. Allowed to sell alcohol.
  3. Based on an existing piece of intellectual property and sold under licence.
  4. Having been issued with a licence (by the required authority).


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of license.

licensed frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word licensed occurs in english on average 7.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics licensed can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that licensed can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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