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authorized

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of authorized

  1. ordered or allowed by those in authority <an authorized biography of the former president> Synonyms official, sanctionedRelated Words lawful, legal, legit [slang], legitimate, licit, permissible, regulation; approved, endorsed (also indorsed); abetted, encouraged, promoted, suggested, supported; certified, licensed; authoritative, canonical, ex officio; semiofficialNear Antonyms illegal, illegitimate, illicit, impermissible, lawless, unlawful, wrongful; unapproved, unlicensed, verbotenAntonyms nonofficial, unauthorized, unofficial, unsanctioned





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