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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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“Authorizes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/authorizes. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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