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British English: /ˈɔːθərʌɪz/
American English: /ˈɔθəˌraɪz/

Translation of authorize in German:

transitive verb

  • 1 (give authority to) authorize somebody to do something
    jemanden ermächtigen, etwas zu tun
    entry is permitted only to authorized personnel
    Unbefugten ist der Zutritt verboten
  • 2 (sanction) authorize something
    etwas genehmigen
    einer Sache Dat. zustimmen
    the Authorized Version (engl. Fassung der Bibel von 1611)
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