vt.批准, 委托, 授权
I have authorized him to act for me while I am away.
I've been authorized by the court to repossess this property.
He confidentially authorized me to act for him while he was abroad.
1. 授权给, 全权委托[O2]
A senior member of the committee was authorized to act for the chairman during his absence.
2. 批准, 认可; 允许
The local government authorized the construction of a new airport.