Definisi 'authority'
English to English
noun
1 the power or right to give orders or make decisions
Example:
• he has the authority to issue warrants
• deputies are given authorization to make arrests
• a place of potency in the state
source: wordnet30
2 (usually plural) persons who exercise (administrative) control over others
Example:
• the authorities have issued a curfew
source: wordnet30
3 an expert whose views are taken as definitive
Example:
• he is an authority on corporate law
source: wordnet30
4 freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities
Example:
• his assurance in his superiority did not make him popular
• after that failure he lost his confidence
• she spoke with authority
source: wordnet30
5 an administrative unit of government
Example:
• the Central Intelligence Agency
• the Census Bureau
• Office of Management and Budget
• Tennessee Valley Authority
source: wordnet30
6 official permission or approval
Example:
• authority for the program was renewed several times
source: wordnet30
7 an authoritative written work
Example:
• this book is the final authority on the life of Milton
source: wordnet30
8 Legal or rightful power; a right to command or to act; power exercised buy a person in virtue of his office or trust; dominion; jurisdiction; authorization; as, the authority of a prince over subjects, and of parents over children; the authority of a court.
source: webster1913
More Word(s)
authorise, authorize, clear, pass, sanction, certain, sure, incertain, uncertain, unsure, plural, plural form, permission, control, certainty, book, administrative body, expert, individual, power of appointment, carte blanche, command, imperium, lordship, last word,

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