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Authority Definition

(noun)

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official permission or approval


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authority for the program was renewed several times

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(noun)

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an administrative unit of government

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(noun)

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freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities


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she spoke with authority

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(noun)

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the power or right to give orders or make decisions


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he has the authority to issue warrants

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(noun)

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an authoritative written work


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this book is the final authority on the life of Milton

(noun)

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an expert whose views are taken as definitive


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he is an authority on corporate law

(noun)

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(usually plural) persons who exercise (administrative) control over others