authorised authorised

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) endowed with authority
  2. (adj) sanctioned by established authority

Usage(s):

  1. FSA supervisors, in other words, were neither equipped nor authorised to challenge the gospel of securitisation, in respect of Northern Rock or anything else.
  2. Prince Saud is the only senior member of government authorised to speak on Iraq and the American presence there.
  3. Christian said in one episode that he is authorised to speak for Jacob which, to me, implies he's below Jacob.

News

  • Saputo challenges Kraft over ‘unauthorised’ use of ‘Toppers’ cheese trademark

    Saputo Cheese USA – the US subsidiary of Canadian dairy giant Saputo – has filed a lawsuit against Kraft Foods alleging trademark infringement, competition law violation, and false advertising over its “unauthorised” use of the term ‘Toppers’ to market a range of cheese products.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Food Navigator USA

Quotes

  1. At a meeting with military veterans in Beaufort, Mr Obama accused Mrs Clinton of having "simply blamed the civilian and military leaders who carried out the policy she authorised".
    on Jan 25, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  2. "This musical will be the exclusive Michael Jackson-authorised version of Thriller and Jackson will participate in every aspect of the creative process," said Nederlander in a statement. "I love the idea of making Thriller a musical. Girl...
    on Jan 27, 2009 By: James L Nederlander Source: Lismore Northern Star

  3. "Chelsea have authorised us to open negotiations with Drogba," Galliani told Italian newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport. "Unfortunately, Chelsea still consider Andriy unsellable. This decision makes us very sad."
    on Jun 8, 2008 By: Adriano Galliani Source: Times Online

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