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  • adj. Alternative spelling of authorized.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of authorise.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. sanctioned by established authority
  • adj. endowed with authority


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  • Im sure which a in authorised essay somewhere since if a not afterwards a suspicion shouldnt be in question.

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  • The two restraint techniques that rely on the application of pain authorised in the 2010 MoJ manual are the rib distraction and the thumb distraction.

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  • All. The take-home point is that the law prohibits snoops, and only makes exceptions for certain authorised snoops.


  • Mr Albanese explained that airport regulations meant people who could issue parking tickets, or tell drivers to move their vehicles, had to be "authorised" - that is appointed by the secretary of the Transport Department or the secretary's delegate. | Top Stories

  • In addition both sides have lobbied strongly for amendments to the act • For instance, patent-holders have developed a strategy called authorised generics.

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  • Police officers in uniform are entitled authorised to stop and search people / vehicles to see whether they have 'articles of a kind which could be used in connection with terrorism' and if when no such articles are found then they must be allowed to go on their way.

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  • Mr Broad says he pointed to the continuing existence of the roles that can still be authorised under the Land Transport Act, and limited authority officer roles, known as the authorised officers introduced in Policing Act 2008.


  • But the inference behind the report and also of some of the comments here was that religious soldiers were "authorised" by the IDF chaplains to kill innocent civilians, contrary to the established rules of engagement.

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  • These hexameters would be sure to appear in the "authorised" biography.

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  • Writers gave 'authorised' editions to the world sometimes for the sake of fame, often to justify themselves against piratical publishers, seldom in expectation of monetary profit.

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