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authorization

noun [C or U] uk (UK usually authorisation)   /ˌɔː.θər.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ us    /ˌɑː.θɚ-/
official permission for something to happen, or the act of giving someone official permission to do something: This information cannot be disclosed without authorization from a minister. [+ to infinitive] The authorization to sell the shares arrived too late.
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