Translation of "authority" - English-Spanish dictionary

authority

noun uk /ɔːˈθɒr·ə·ti/

[ no plural ] the official power to make decisions or control people

autoridad

(plural authorities) an official group with the power to control a particular public service

autoridad
a health authority

(Translation of “authority” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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.

(Translation of “authority” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)