authority translate English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "authority" - English-Spanish dictionary


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.
authoritatively /əˈθoritətivli; American əˈθoːriˌteitivliː/ adverb
She spoke authoritatively on the subject.
(Definition of authority from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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