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Webster 1913 Edition


Unauthorize

Un-au′thor-ize

,
Verb.
T.
[1st pref.
un-
+
authorize
.]
To disown the authority of; to repudiate.

Definition 2021


unauthorize

unauthorize

English

Verb

unauthorize (third-person singular simple present unauthorizes, present participle unauthorizing, simple past and past participle unauthorized)

  1. (transitive) To disown the authority of; to repudiate.
  2. (transitive, computing) To withdraw authorization or permissions from.
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