Meaning of AUTHORIZATION in English

AUTHORIZATION

( BrE also au·thor·isa·tion ) / ˌɔːθəraɪˈzeɪʃn; NAmE ˌɔːθərəˈzeɪʃn/ noun

1.

[ U , C ] official permission or power to do sth; the act of giving permission :

You may not enter the security area without authorization.

Who gave the authorization to release the data?

2.

[ C ] a document that gives sb official permission to do sth :

Can I see your authorization?

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.