authorization

(redirected from authorisations)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.

Authorization

The granting of access to a document or the ability to conduct an activity. Authorization may be limited to a certain transaction or time period, or it may be unlimited. For example, a potential home buyer may grant a lender authorization to view his/her credit reports.

authorization

the granting of permission by a senior manager to a subordinate to undertake a particular task. For example, the chief executive could empower his purchasing officer to buy raw materials and authorize his production manager to buy machinery. The authorization process attempts to make sure that subordinates know the extent of their DELEGATED AUTHORITY.
References in periodicals archive ?
Transporters should check their current authorisation documents, which have the expiry dates printed on them.
On 15 October 2013, the ACCC released a draft determination proposing to grant conditional authorisation to APRA for three years.
Interim authorisation will allow the two councils to commence the tender and tender evaluation process.