Definition of authorization in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɔːθərʌɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
(also authorisation)


[mass noun]
1The action of authorizing: the raising of revenue and the authorization of spending
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  • The problem here is whether the police force have obtained the proper authorization to monitor innocent people.
  • But he Eriksson has alleged the pictures were obtained without his authorisation.
  • Both parties involved would need to attend one of the specialist register offices in person to obtain authorisation.
1.1 [count noun] A document giving official permission: Horowitz handed him the authorization signed by Evans
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  • If Congress acts and the president signs the annual budget authorizations, then you'll see how meaningless that deal really is.
  • Customers will sign authorisations and receipts on a touch-sensitive pad.
  • The Committee and the City met on September 21, at which time the Committee presented the City with copies of the authorizations signed by the Sandy Beach leaseholders.
permission, consent, leave, sanction, licence, dispensation, warrant, clearance;
assent, acquiescence, agreement, approval, seal of approval, approbation, endorsement, blessing, imprimatur, acceptance, rubber stamp, accreditation;
informal the go-ahead, the thumbs up, the OK, the green light, the nod, say-so
rare permit

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