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Definition of authorization noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[uncountable, countable] official permission or power to do something; the act of giving permission You may not enter the security area without authorization. Who gave the authorization to release the data?
  2. 2[countable] a document that gives someone official permission to do something Can I see your authorization?
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: authorization