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Authorize Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • grant authorization or clearance for; "Clear the manuscript for publication"; "The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography"
  • give or delegate power or authority to; "She authorized her assistant to sign the papers"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Authorize'

  • Authorize.Net: Authorize. Net is a payment gateway service provider allowing merchant s to accept credit card and electronic check payments through ...
  • To amend the Federal Home Loan Bank Act to authorize privately insured credit unions to become members of a Federal home loan bank (H.R. 3584; 113th Congress): The bill would prohibit the application of a state law authorizing a conservator or liquidating agent of a credit union to repudiate ...

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'Authorize' example sentence in quotations

* That the said Constitution shall never be construed to authorize Congress to infringe the just liberty of the press or the rights of conscience or to prevent the people of the United states who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms... - Samuel Adams

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  • SF court clerks authorize strike as negotiations stumble over pay
    San Francisco Superior Court clerks have voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike during contract negotiations, saying court officials have $16 million in their reserve fund but refuse to offer them a raise. Out of 186 clerks who cast ballots over the last week, 169, or more than 90 percent, voted to authorize their negotiating team to call a strike at their dis Read more on this news related to 'Authorize'
  • FedEx Board Authorize New 15 Mln Share Repurchase Program
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  • Court workers authorize strike over unfavorable contract negotiations
    San Francisco court workers voted Monday evening to authorize a strike due to unfavorable negotiations over their contracts with court management. Service Employees International Union Local 1021 members had from Wednesday to today to cast their ballots, which resulted in a 91.3 percent vote announced this evening in favor for a strike, union organizer Steve Stall Read more on this news related to 'Authorize'

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