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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
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