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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Authorization  \Au`thor*i*za"tion\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  autorisation.] 
  The  act  of  giving  authority  or  legal  power;  establishment  by 
  authority;  sanction  or  warrant. 
 
  The  authorization  of  laws.  --Motley. 
 
  A  special  authorization  from  the  chief.  --Merivale. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  authorization 
  n  1:  a  document  giving  an  official  instruction  or  command  [syn:  {mandate}] 
  2:  a  grant  of  authority  to  the  executive  branch  of  government 
  to  spend  money  for  specified  purposes;  "authority  for  the 
  program  was  renewed  several  times"  [syn:  {authority}] 
  3:  a  power  delegated  from  one  person  to  another;  "deputies  are 
  given  the  power  to  make  arrests"  [syn:  {authority}] 
  4:  the  act  of  authorizing  [syn:  {authorisation},  {empowerment}] 




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