Meaning of “have something on good authority” in the English Dictionary

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"have something on good authority" in British English

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have something on good authority

to be able to believe a piece of information because you trust the person who told you it:

I have it on good authority that she's getting married.

(Definition of “have something on good authority” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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