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authorizes

verb , present tense third-person singular of 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 industry's highest standards
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