Definition of reauthorize in US English:

reauthorize

verb

  • with object To give renewed official approval to (something, especially an action); (also) to give renewed authority to (a person or body of people); to empower for a second or further time.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Gervase Babington (?1550–1610), theologian and bishop of Worcester. From re- + authorize.

Pronunciation

reauthorize

/ˌriːˈɔːθərʌɪz/