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authorization codenoun [C]

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BANKING, COMMERCE a set of ​numbers, or ​letters and ​numbers, usually ​sent as an ​electronicmessage from a ​bank, which ​shows that a customer's ​payment by creditcard was ​officiallyapproved: If an ​approval is given with an ​authorizationcode, be sure to ​record this ​information on the ​salesslip.
IT a set of ​numbers and ​letters that you must ​type into a ​computersystem to prove that you have ​officialpermission to use ​software or ​equipment, ​change a ​website, etc.: An ​authorizationcode is ​required when ​transferringdomains from one ​registrar to another.
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