Definition of Authorisation
1. Noun. A document giving an official instruction or command.
Generic synonyms: Instrument, Legal Document, Legal Instrument, Official Document
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
Attributes: Authorised, Authorized, Unauthorised, Unauthorized
Derivative terms: Mandate
2. Noun. The power or right to give orders or make decisions. "A place of potency in the state"
Specialized synonyms: Power Of Appointment, Carte Blanche, Command, Imperium, Lordship, Muscle, Sovereignty
Generic synonyms: Control
Derivative terms: Dominate, Potent
3. Noun. Official permission or approval. "Authority for the program was renewed several times"
Generic synonyms: Permission
Derivative terms: Authorise, Authorize, Sanction
4. Noun. The act of conferring legality or sanction or formal warrant.
Generic synonyms: Direction, Management
Specialized synonyms: Sanction, License, Permission, Permit, Certification, Enfranchisement, Commission, Commissioning, Delegating, Delegation, Deputation, Relegating, Relegation, Loan Approval, Rubber Stamp
Derivative terms: Authorise, Authorize, Empower
Definition of Authorisation
1. Noun. (alternative spelling of authorization) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Authorisation
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Electrical Engineer (1888)
"A rate of — 5% during the 3 first years of the authorisation 6% 3 ... The authorisation shall notice from the Municipal Council — be withdrawn after 1. ..."
2. The Future Policy for Radiological Protection: A Stakeholder Dialogue on the by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2003)
"These sources and exposures should be subject to appropriate authorisation by the relevant regulatory authority. In order to avoid excessive regulatory ..."
3. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN, Sidney Lee (1890)
"... or Pilgrims, and he returned to England in 1745 without having obtained the desired authorisation. ..."
4. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1878)
"The Society of Algerine Catholic Missions has obtained from the Pope an authorisation to send two parties of priests into the interior of Africa ; one, ..."
5. Report I-IV. League of Nations (1919)
"(3) authorisation Required.—Any departure from normal hours must be authorised by the ... The following laws require authorisation of this type :— CANADA. ..."
6. The Period of the Reformation 1517 to 1648 by Ludwig Häusser, Wilhelm Oncken (1884)
"Organization of the Order, from the time of its authorisation, 1540.—Its Constitution, Principles, Discipline, and Tactics.—The Inquisition. ..."