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Noun authorisation has 4 senses
  1. mandate, authorization, authorisation - a document giving an official instruction or command
    --1 is a kind of legal document, legal instrument, official document, instrument
  2. authority, authorization, authorisation, dominance, say-so - the power or right to give orders or make decisions; "he has the authority to issue warrants"; "deputies are given authorization to make arrests"
    --2 is a kind of control
    --2 has particulars:
     power of appointment; carte blanche; command; lordship; muscle
  3. authority, authorization, authorisation, sanction - official permission or approval; "authority for the program was renewed several times"
    --3 is a kind of permission
    Derived form: verb authorise2
  4. authorization, authorisation, empowerment - the act of conferring legality or sanction or formal warrant
    --4 is a kind of management, direction
    --4 has particulars:
     sanction; license, permission, permit; certification, enfranchisement; commission, commissioning; delegating, delegation, relegating, relegation, deputation; loan approval; rubber stamp
    Derived form: verb authorise2
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