from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act of authorizing. See Synonyms at permission.
- n. Something that authorizes; a sanction.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Permission.
- n. An act of authorizing.
- n. (A document giving) formal sanction, permission or warrant.
- n. Permission, possibly limited, to spend funds for a specific budgetary purpose.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of giving authority or legal power; establishment by authority; sanction or warrant.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of authorizing; the act of giving authority or legal power; establishment by authority: as, “the authorization of laws,” Motley. Also spelled authorisation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the power or right to give orders or make decisions
- n. the act of conferring legality or sanction or formal warrant
- n. a document giving an official instruction or command
- n. official permission or approval
Nonetheless, the White House maintains, The authorization to use force constitutes that other authorization to engage in this kind of signals intelligence.
• Intranet users can connect to network without authorization Financial Information ERP Server Leakage System Employee Everyone can connect Malicious to your network without authorization！
Foreigners wishing to marry a Mexican citizen must obtain authorization from the National Institute for Migration (Instituto Nacional de Migración).
This authorization is a vital took in our war against the terrorists.
This authorization is a vital tool in our war against the terrorists.
In many areas, a Church wedding automatically has legal force; in others, the priest/pastor/minister must have authorization from the State to conduct the ceremony on behalf of the State.
Jindal said he has been working with local officials to develop cleanup contingency plans, but needs funding approval from BP and authorization from the U.S. Coast Guard's incident commander to move forward.
Some Sahraoui refugees in Tindouf said that they have to obtain an authorization from the Polisario leadership headquarters in Rabouni camp to leave only to Mauritania; others said they got the approval at the border, provided they mention that they are actually going for a visit to Mauritania.
The pending bill would be the first long-term authorization since the last FAA authorization was passed in 2003 and expired in 2007; since then, a series of 17 extensions have kept the administration afloat.
As the majority wrote, “Th [e congressional] authorization is of critical importance to the standing inquiry: ‘Congress has the power to define injuries and articulate chains of causation that will give rise to a case or controversy where none existed before.’”