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authorization

noun (UK also authorisation)
 
 
/ˌɔːθəraɪˈzeɪʃən/
[C or U] official permission for something to happen, or the action of giving someone official permission for something: get/acquire/obtain authorization Human Resources must obtain specific authorization from the Executive Director before any candidate can be rehired or transferred. give/grant/provide authorizationauthorization to do sth Union members have an authorization to strike if a deal cannot be reached over the contract dispute.
[C] LAW an official document that shows someone has permission to do something: Air tour companies will be required to get an authorization from the FAA to operate.
(Definition of authorization from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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