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authorizationnoun [C or U]

(UK usually authorisation) uk   /ˌɔː.θər.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌɑː.θɚ-/
official permission for something to happen, or the act of giving someone official permission to do something: Medical records cannot be disclosed without authorization from the patient. [+ to infinitive] The authorization to sell the shares arrived too late.
Translations of “authorization”
in Korean 승인…
in Arabic تَفويض…
in Portuguese autorização…
in Catalan autorització…
in Japanese 許可, 承認…
in Italian autorizzazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 許可(官方許可某事), 授權某人做某事…
in Chinese (Simplified) 许可(官方许可某事, 授权某人做某事)…
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