authorization synonym, authorization definition | Thesaurus



1    ability, a blank cheque, authority, power, right, say-so, strength  
2    approval, credentials, leave, licence, permission, permit, sanction, say-so, warrant  
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  ( authorizes    3rd person present)   ( authorizing    present participle)   ( authorized    past tense & past participle  )
in BRIT, also use authorise      If someone in a position of authority authorizes something, they give their official permission for it to happen.      verb   (=sanction)  
It would certainly be within his power to authorize a police raid like that...      V n  
   authorization            ( authorizations    plural)    n-var  
The United Nations will approve his request for authorization to use military force to deliver aid.     

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