authorization

  • 1 Authorization — Au thor*i*za tion, n. [Cf. F. autorisation.] The act of giving authority or legal power; establishment by authority; sanction or warrant. [1913 Webster] The authorization of laws. Motley. [1913 Webster] A special authorization from the chief.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 authorization — index appointment (act of designating), approval, assent, assignment (designation), brevet, capacity (authority) …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 authorization — (n.) c.1600, noun formed from AUTHORIZE (Cf. authorize) + ATION (Cf. ation). Earlier form was auctorisation (late 15c.) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 authorization — (Amer.) au·thor·i·za·tion || ‚ɔːθəraɪ zeɪʃn n. official permission; permit; empowerment; mandate; consent (also authorisation) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 5 authorization — [ô΄thər i zā′shən] n. 1. an authorizing or being authorized 2. legal power or right; sanction …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 Authorization — In security engineering and computer security, authorization is the concept of allowing access to resources only to those permitted to use them. More formally, authorization is a process (often part of the operating system) that protects computer …

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  • 7 authorization — (BrE also isation) noun ADJECTIVE ▪ formal, official, written ▪ congressional (in the US) ▪ They secured congressional authorization for a new hydro electric dam. ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 8 authorization — n. 1) to give, grant authorization 2) to receive authorization 3) to revoke smb. s authorization 4) official authorization 5) authorization for 6) (the) authorization to + inf. (we received authorization to begin demolition) * * * [ˌɔːθəraɪ… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 9 authorization — authorize au‧thor‧ize [ˈɔːθəraɪz ǁ ˈɒː ] also authorise verb [transitive] to give official or legal permission for something: • The board has authorized the buy back of 85,000 shares. • The bill would authorize $850 million a year in grants to… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 10 authorization — The giving of approval or permission. Authorization is central to many of the *internal controls found in modern organizations, from the making of *disbursements to the hiring of employees. Authorization can be effected through written signatures …

    Auditor's dictionary

  • 11 authorization — UK [ˌɔːθəraɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n] / US [ˌɔθərɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms authorization : singular authorization plural authorizations a) official permission to do something The action was taken without the authorization of the… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 authorization — noun a) Permission. Ive got authorization. Call the office and youll see. b) An act of authorizing. Can I see your authorization? See Also: author, authority, unauthorized …

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  • 13 authorization — au|thor|i|za|tion also authorisation BrE [ˌo:θəraıˈzeıʃən US ˌo:θərə ] n [U and C] official permission to do something, or the document giving this permission = ↑authority ▪ You need special authorization to park here. ▪ Children may not leave… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 authorization — au|thor|i|za|tion [ ,ɔθərı zeıʃn ] noun count or uncount official permission to do something: The action was taken without the authorization of the leadership. a. count a document that gives you permission to do something …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 authorization — also isation BrE noun (C, U) official permission to do something, or the document giving this permission: You need special authorization to park here …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 authorization —    The provision of rights or permissions based on identity. Authorization and authentication go hand in hand in networking; your access to services is based on your identity, and the authentication processes confirm that you are who you say you… …

    Dictionary of networking

  • 17 authorization — authorize (also authorise) ► VERB ▪ give official permission for or approval to. DERIVATIVES authorization noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 18 authorization — noun 1. a document giving an official instruction or command (Freq. 5) • Syn: ↑mandate, ↑authorisation • Derivationally related forms: ↑mandate (for: ↑mandate) …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 19 authorization — noun Date: 15th century 1. the act of authorizing 2. an instrument that authorizes ; sanction …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20 authorization — /aw theuhr euh zay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of authorizing. 2. permission or power granted by an authority; sanction. 3. a legislative act authorizing money to be spent for government programs that specifies a maximum spending level without… …

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