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Pronunciation:  'othu`rIzd

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  endowed with authority
  2. [adj]  sanctioned by established authority; "an authoritative communique"; "the authorized biography"

AUTHORIZED is a 10 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: accredited, approved, authorised, authoritative, canonised, canonized, commissioned, empowered, glorified, licenced, licensed, sanctioned, sceptered, sceptred
 Antonyms: unauthorised, unauthorized
 See Also: lawful, legitimate, official



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Au"thor*ized\, a.
1. Possessed of or endowed with authority; as, an authorized

2. Sanctioned by authority.

{The Authorized Version} of the Bible is the English
   translation of the Bible published in 1611 under sanction
   of King James I. It was ``appointed to be read in
   churches,'' and has been the accepted English Bible. The
   Revised Version was published in a complete form in 1855.

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