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Translation of "authority" - English-Spanish dictionary

authority

noun /oːˈθorəti/ ( plural authorities)
the power or right to do something autoridad He gave me authority to act on his behalf. a person who is an expert, or a book that can be referred to, on a particular subject autoridad He is an authority on Roman history. (usually in plural ) the person or people who have power in an administration etc autoridades The authorities would not allow public meetings. a natural quality in a person which makes him able to control and influence people autoridad a man of authority. authoritarian adjective considering obedience to authority more important than personal freedom autoritario an authoritarian government. authoritative /-tətiv, (American) -teitiv/ adjective said or written by an expert or a person in authority autorizada an authoritative opinion. authoritatively /əˈθoritətivli; American əˈθoːriˌteitivliː/ adverb Autoritaviamente She spoke authoritatively on the subject.
(Definition of authority from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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