Meaning of AUTHORIZATION in English


/aw'theuhr euh zay"sheuhn/ , n.

1. the act of authorizing.

2. permission or power granted by an authority; sanction.

3. a legislative act authorizing money to be spent for government programs that specifies a maximum spending level without provision for actual funds.

[ 1600-10; AUTHORIZE + -ATION ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .