Registered vs. Licensed

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  • Registered (verb)

    simple past tense and past participle of register

  • Registered (adjective)

    Having had one’s name added to an official list or entered into a register

    “a registered nurse”

    “a registered voter”

  • Registered (adjective)

    Having a mailed item recorded in a register to enable its location to be tracked, sometimes with added insurance to cover loss.

  • Licensed (adjective)

    having been issued with a licence (by the required authority)

    “Only licensed exterminators can purchase rat poison in this state.”

  • Licensed (adjective)

    authorized by licence

    “Even licensed fishing has a major effect on the fish population in the river.”

  • Licensed (adjective)

    allowed to sell alcohol

    “The opening hours of licensed premises are restricted to prevent all-night drinking.”

  • Licensed (verb)

    simple past tense and past participle of license

  • Registered (adjective)

    entered or recorded on an official list or directory

    “a registered charity”

  • Registered (adjective)

    (of a letter or parcel) sent by registered post

    “we have sent registered letters to all her addresses but there has been no response”

Oxford Dictionary

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