obligational authority


noun

the necessary authority that precedes budget spending by a government agency or department, granted by Congress through appropriations.

Nearby words

  1. obligate anaerobe,
  2. obligate parasite,
  3. obligated,
  4. obligation,
  5. obligational,
  6. obligative,
  7. obligato,
  8. obligatory,
  9. oblige,
  10. obliged

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