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authorizationnoun [C or U]

(UK usually authorisation) uk   /ˌɔː.θər.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌɑː.θɚ-/
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authorizationnoun

(UK also authorisation) uk   us   /ˌɔːθəraɪˈzeɪʃən/
[C or U] officialpermission for something to ​happen, or the ​action of giving someone ​officialpermission 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 ​contractdispute.
[C] LAW an ​officialdocument that ​shows someone has ​permission to do something: Air ​tourcompanies will be ​required to get an authorization from the FAA to ​operate.
(Definition of authorization from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “authorization”
in Arabic تَفويض…
in Korean 승인…
in Portuguese autorização…
in Catalan autorització…
in Japanese 許可, 承認…
in Chinese (Simplified) 许可(官方许可某事, 授权某人做某事)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 許可(官方許可某事), 授權某人做某事…
in Italian autorizzazione…
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