authorization code Meaning in Cambridge Business English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "authorization code" - Business English Dictionary

authorization code

noun [C]
 
 
BANKING, COMMERCE a set of numbers, or letters and numbers, usually sent as an electronic message from a bank, which shows that a customer's payment by credit card was officially approved: If an approval is given with an authorization code, be sure to record this information on the sales slip.
IT a set of numbers and letters that you must type into a computer system to prove that you have official permission to use software or equipment, change a website, etc.: An authorization code is required when transferring domains from one registrar to another. →  Compare password
(Definition of authorization code from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of authorization code?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day
dole

the money that the government gives to people who are unemployed

Word of the Day

They carried out an experiment: phrasal verbs in formal writing
They carried out an experiment: phrasal verbs in formal writing
by Liz Walter,
August 05, 2015
I have written previously about using phrasal verbs to avoid over-formal language, but what happens when you need to write in a formal style, for instance in an academic essay, a report, or a formal letter? Although we often think of phrasal verbs and other multi-word verbs as being rather informal, the

Read More 

responsible luxury noun
responsible luxury noun
August 03, 2015
high-end, green tourism and hospitality Jumeirah’s ‘responsible luxury’ approach is an example of a sustainable travel experience – future guests will enjoy the environment as much as today’s.

Read More