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authorize
 v.  empower; give permission for
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  President Bush and House Leaders agreed on a resolution to authorize force against Iraq.
2  It would certainly be within his power to authorize a police raid like that.
3  The local authority can apply for a supervision order for the child.
4  The local authority's approach to health care seems totally haphazard.
5  The United Nations has used/exerted/exercised its authority to restore peace in the area.
6  He's got the experience and the authority to carry it off.
7  A policeman has the authority to arrest lawbreakers.
8  The Prime Minister aimed to reassert his authority.
9  I have it on the best authority that we will be paid for our work next week.
10  The government says that local authority spending is excessive.
11  She now has authority over the people who used to be her bosses.
12  The local authority could find itself in the invidious position of having to refuse.
13  The leader must be a person of authority.
14  The local authority may assist you to obtain alternative accommodation.
15  The speech bore the stamp of authority.
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  I fully authorize you at once to assume the command of the Pharaon, and look carefully to the unloading of her freight.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 5. The Marriage-Feast.
2  The marquis will give you some papers which will certify this fact, and authorize you to appear under that name in the Parisian world.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 56. Andrea Cavalcanti.
3  "There happened then that which you know, and of which your precipitate departure," added the host, with an acuteness that did not escape d'Artagnan, "appeared to authorize the issue."
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 27 THE WIFE OF ATHOS
4  There is no situation, however terrible it may be, which can authorize a creature of God to inflict death upon himself.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 56 CAPTIVITY: THE FIFTH DAY
5  'I authorize you to take all the risks,' he said, after a short silence.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Get Context   In II
6  For, suddenly, liberty passed into license, wherein neither private worth nor public authority was respected, but, every one living as he liked, a thousand wrongs were done daily.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II.
7  No ground, because nothing was taken from them; and no opportunity, because those in authority kept them under control, and never employed them in affairs in which they could acquire importance.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VI.
8  They would see, too, how Timoleon and others like him, had as great authority in their country as Dionysius or Phalaris in theirs, while enjoying far greater security.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X.
9  And this, because desiring to introduce in Rome new and untried institutions, he feared that his own authority might not effect his end.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XI.
10  Nor, indeed, has any attempt ever been made to introduce unusual laws among a people, without resorting to Divine authority, since without such sanction they never would have been accepted.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XI.
11  The institutions of the State consisted in the authority of the people, the senate, the tribunes, and the consuls; in the methods of choosing and appointing magistrates; and in the arrangements for passing laws.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVIII.
12  But all the reward which Antonius had for his pains, was, that Mutianus forthwith deprived him of his command of the army, and by degrees diminished his authority in Rome till none was left him.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXIX.
13  These qualities were, in truth, so remarkable that the very magistrates, not to speak of others, stood in awe of his authority, a circumstance displeasing to prudent citizens, as before unheard of in Rome.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXIX.
14  In the first place, to enable a citizen to work harm and to acquire undue authority, many circumstances must be present which never can be present in a State which is not corrupted.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXXIV.
15  To sum up, therefore, I say that those republics which cannot in sudden emergencies resort either to a dictator or to some similar authority, will, when the danger is serious, always be undone.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXXIV.