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  Definition of Authorization
  1. the act of conferring legality or sanction or formal warrant
  2. official permission or approval; "authority for the program was renewed several times"
  3. the power or right to give orders or make decisions; "he has the authority to issue warrants"; "deputies are given authorization to make arrests"
  4. a document giving an official instruction or command
Similar Words: authorisation, empowerment, authority, sanction, dominance, say-so, mandate

 

Hyponyms: sanction, license, permission, permit, certification, enfranchisement, commission, commissioning, delegating, delegation, relegating, relegation, deputation, loan approval, rubber stamp, power of appointment, carte blanche, command, lordship, muscle

 

Attributes: authorized, authorised, unauthorized, unauthorised

 

Derivational Morphology: empower, authorise, authorize, pass, clear, sanction, dominate, master, mandate

 

 
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