au·​tho·​rized | \ ˈȯ-thə-ˌrīzd How to pronounce authorized (audio) \

Definition of authorized

1 : endowed with authority an authorized representative
2 : sanctioned by authority : having or done with legal or official approval an authorized biography an authorized translation

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Recent Examples on the Web The trial will take groups of 50 people who are fully vaccinated with an authorized vaccine and try one combination in each group. Carolyn Y. Johnson, Anchorage Daily News, 27 May 2021 Currently, no authorized vaccine is available for those 16 and older. Marlene Lenthang, ABC News, 5 May 2021 Some volunteers received a 50-microgram dose of Moderna’s authorized vaccine, half the usual dosage., 5 May 2021 The Netgear Insight service enables an authorized administrator can remotely configure or change network parameters such as SSIDs, VLANs or DHCP Subnet. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 11 May 2021 The agreement is part of a multiyear deal with Major League Baseball to make Caesars on authorized gaming operator for the league. Emily Horos, The Arizona Republic, 6 May 2021 The business permanently closed before using all funds for authorized purposes. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 3 May 2021 His authorized biography of Roth, released on April 6, had been widely praised in The Washington Post, the New York Times and other publications. Washington Post, 28 Apr. 2021 Widening the pool of authorized prescribers will be a lifeline to rural and remote areas where affordable treatment for substance use disorders is scarce. Cassidy Morrison, Washington Examiner, 27 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of authorized

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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The first known use of authorized was in the 15th century

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31 May 2021

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“Authorized.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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