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authorize

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1 to give official or legal power to

  • only the school nurse is authorized to give any necessary shots
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2 to give a right to

  • this pass will authorize you to go backstage
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3 to give official acceptance of as satisfactory

  • a system for sound reproduction that has been authorized as meeting the electronic industryʼs highest standards
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