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English noun: authorisation

1. authorisation (communication) a document giving an official instruction or command


Synonymsauthorization, mandate


Broader (hypernym)instrument, legal document, legal instrument, official document


Attributeauthorised, authorized, unauthorised, unauthorized


Domain categoryjurisprudence, law

2. authorisation (attribute) the power or right to give orders or make decisions


SamplesHe has the authority to issue warrants.
Deputies are given authorization to make arrests.
A place of potency in the state.


Synonymsauthority, authorization, dominance, potency, say-so


Broader (hypernym)control


Narrower (hyponym)carte blanche, command, imperium, lordship, muscle, power of appointment, sovereignty

3. authorisation (attribute) official permission or approval


SamplesAuthority for the program was renewed several times.


Synonymsauthority, authorization, sanction


Broader (hypernym)permission

4. authorisation (act) the act of conferring legality or sanction or formal warrant


Synonymsauthorization, empowerment


Broader (hypernym)direction, management


Narrower (hyponym)certification, commission, commissioning, delegating, delegation, deputation, enfranchisement, license, loan approval, permission, permit, relegating, relegation, rubber stamp, sanction









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