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Having official permission or approval:‘an authorized dealer’‘authorized access to the computer’
- ‘It also provides suggestive evidence that this was authorised at the highest level of the British government.’
- ‘He spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorised to release the information.’
- ‘Under the Internet Spyware Prevention Act, it is a crime to intentionally access a computer without permission or to intentionally exceed authorised access.’
- ‘The farmers and landowners hotline received more than 600 enquiries on Monday alone, and by the following day, 400 movements were authorised.’
- ‘Two police officers and a hospital official gave the casualty toll on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to release the information.’
- ‘They do, however, face difficulties under the MMAR in obtaining the medicine they have been authorized to possess.’
- ‘Ratahi said, hand on heart, that he was sure he would remember if they had been authorised.’
- ‘Justification for a gratuity falls upon those by whom it is authorized.’
- ‘The officials all spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to talk to the news media.’
- ‘In a few coronial jurisdictions, however, even the pathologist is not authorised to retain a copy of the report.’
- ‘Sites can be maintained by any authorised club member.’
- ‘A series of avalanches in the Alps earlier in the weekend killed five people, including three youths who were skiing outside authorised slopes.’
- ‘Entry to the airport in Kingston, Jamaica, a very busy airport, is limited to passengers with tickets and to authorized employees.’
- ‘With their input, he created a plan to reduce the Maple City margin excesses and bring the account back into authorized limits.’
- ‘It was only in 1967 that it was authorised to deal with human rights violations.’
- ‘Authorized users from Jewish Theological Seminary wishing access must obtain a Columbia University Library Reading Card.’
- ‘In all cases the amount of interest on unauthorized overdrafts is considerably higher than for authorized ones.’
- ‘Pharmacists are authorized to withhold dispensing of medications ordered via nonapproved abbreviations.’
- ‘No agents or solicitors are authorized to seek contributions for The New York Times Neediest Cases Fund.’
- ‘It is just a question then of whether continuing detention is authorised under the legislation.’
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