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authorized

[aw-thuh-rahyzd] /ˈɔ θəˌraɪzd/
adjective
1.
given or endowed with authority:
an authorized agent.
2.
duly sanctioned.
Origin of authorized
Related forms
quasi-authorized, adjective
self-authorized, adjective
unauthorized, adjective
well-authorized, adjective
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unauthorized

/ʌnˈɔːθəˌraɪzd/
adjective
1.
not having official permission
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Word Origin and History for unauthorized
adj.

1590s, from un- (1) "not" + past participle of authorize.

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