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English definition of “have it on the highest authority”

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have it on the highest authority

formal
to have been told something by someone who knows the truth: I have it on the highest authority that they are getting a divorce.
Translations of “have it on the highest authority”
in Chinese (Traditional) 據知情人士透露…
in Chinese (Simplified) 据知情人士透露…
(Definition of have it on the highest authority from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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