authorisation

Definitions of authorisation
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n official permission or approval

Synonyms:
authority, authorization, sanction
Type of:
permission
approval to do something

n a document giving an official instruction or command

Synonyms:
authorization, mandate
Type of:
instrument, legal document, legal instrument, official document
(law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right

n the power or right to give orders or make decisions

Synonyms:
authority, authorization, dominance, potency, say-so
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power of appointment
authority given (in a will or deed) by a donor to a donee to appoint the beneficiaries of the donor's property
carte blanche
complete freedom or authority to act
command
the power or authority to command
imperium
supreme authority; absolute dominion
lordship
the authority of a lord
muscle
authority or power or force (especially when used in a coercive way)
sovereignty
the authority of a state to govern another state
Type of:
control
power to direct or determine

n the act of conferring legality or sanction or formal warrant

Synonyms:
authorization, empowerment
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sanction
the act of final authorization
license, permission, permit
the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization
certification, enfranchisement
the act of certifying or bestowing a franchise on
commission, commissioning
the act of granting authority to undertake certain functions
delegating, delegation, deputation, relegating, relegation
authorizing subordinates to make certain decisions
loan approval
formal authorization to get a loan (usually from a bank)
rubber stamp
routine authorization of an action without questions
benefit of clergy
sanction by a religious rite
name
by the sanction or authority of
nihil obstat
authoritative approval
accreditation
the act of granting credit or recognition (especially with respect to educational institution that maintains suitable standards)
mandate
the commission that is given to a government and its policies through an electoral victory
devolution, devolvement
the delegation of authority (especially from a central to a regional government)
clearance
permission to proceed
conge, congee
formal permission to depart
allowance
the act of allowing
dispensation
an exemption from some rule or obligation
toleration
official recognition of the right of individuals to hold dissenting opinions (especially in religion)
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direction, management
the act of managing something

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