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Turkish translation of “authority”

authority

noun
 
 
/ɔːˈθɒrəti/
POWER [U] B2 the official power to make decisions or to control other people
yetki, otorite
a position of authority [+ to do sth] The investigators have the authority to examine all the company's records. We need the support of someone in authority.Powerful people and dictators
OFFICIAL GROUP [C] an official group or government department with power to control particular public services
yasal, resmi yetkisi olan grup veya devlet dairesi
the local housing authorityPeople in charge of or controlling other peopleBosses, managers and directorsGovernment departments and organizations
QUALITY [U] the quality of being confident and being able to control people
bilirkişi, uzman, otorite
She has an air of authority.Confidence and self-assuranceShowing arrogance and conceit
an authority on sth someone who has a lot of knowledge about a particular subject
bir konuda uzman olan, yetkili, bilirkişi olan
She is an authority on seventeenth-century English literature. → See also local authorityExperts and specialists
(Definition of authority from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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