unauthorized


unauthorized
I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
adj. unwarranted, unsanctioned; illegal; illegitimate, unconstitutional. See illegality, prohibition.
II
(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. unofficial, unapproved, unlawful, proscribed; see illegal .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
unsanctioned, uncertified, illegal, unlawful, unapproved, unlicensed, not permitted, illegitimate, illicit, unofficial, criminal.
ANT.: authorized, sanctioned, legal

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