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verb [transitive] authorize pronunciation in British English /ˈɔːθəraɪz/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyauthorize
he/she/itauthorizes
present participleauthorizing
past tenseauthorized
past participleauthorized
  1. to give official permission for something to happen
    All overtime payments must be authorized by a senior member of staff.
    authorize someone to do something: This officer was authorized to carry a gun.

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