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Spanish translation of “authority”


noun /oːˈθorəti/ (plural authorities)
the power or right to do something 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 He is an authority on Roman history. (usually in plural ) the person or people who have power in an administration etc
The authorities would not allow public meetings.
a natural quality in a person which makes him able to control and influence people a man of authority. authoritarian adjective considering obedience to authority more important than personal freedom an authoritarian government. authoritative /-tətiv, (American) -teitiv/ adjective said or written by an expert or a person in authority
an authoritative opinion.
(Definition of authority from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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