In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(acto/manifestación) to authorize(aumento/obra/pago) to authorize(pago/aumento/obra) to approvela película está autorizada para todos los públicos — the film has been authorized for general release / passed as suitable for all ages
2(firma/documento) to authorize
3autorizar a algn a / para + inf
- eso no te autoriza a / para hablarme de ese modo — that doesn't give you the right to talk to me like that
- el juez lo autorizó a asistir al funeral — the judge granted him permission to attend the funeral
- había sido autorizado para negociar con los acreedores — he had been given the authority to / he had been authorized to negotiate with the creditors
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