Definition of authorize in English:

authorize

Line breaks: au¦thor|ize
Pronunciation: /ˈɔːθərʌɪz
 
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(also authorise)

verb

[with object]

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French autoriser, from medieval Latin auctorizare, from auctor 'originator, promoter' (see author).

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