Authorise vs. Authorize

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  • Authorise (verb)

    standard spelling of from=non-Oxford British spelling|authorize

  • Authorize (verb)

    To grant (someone) the permission or power necessary to do (something).

    “The General Assembly authorized the Council to take up the matter.”

  • Authorize (verb)

    To permit (something), to sanction or consent to (something).

    “The judge authorized the wiretapping.”

  • Authorize (verb)

    give official permission for or approval to (an undertaking or agent)

    “the troops were authorized to use force”

    “the government authorized further aircraft production”

Oxford Dictionary

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