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English definition of “authorize”


verb [T] (UK also authorise)     /ˈɔːθəraɪz/
to give official permission for something to happen , or to give someone official permission to do something: The Board of Directors has authorized a share buy-back program for up to 60 million shares of the company .authorize sb to do sth Their technologies division has been authorised to sell , support , and train customers on the new mobile system .
authorized ( UK also authorised) adjective
(Definition of authorize verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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