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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To give permission.

Usage examples (33)
  • The commission had to authorize the building project.
  • Sonia hated these volumes, so she decided to "authorize" a biography by Bernard Crick.
  • In the end, only two Senate Democrats voted on Sept. 29, 1983, to "authorize" the continued deployment.
  • They have already declared that whatever may be alleged against them, they can, themselves "authorize" it. for more
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