Translation of "authority" - English-Turkish dictionary

authority

noun uk us /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.
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 authority
QUALITY [ U ]

the quality of being confident and being able to control people

bilirkişi, uzman, otorite
She has an air of authority.
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 authority

(Translation of “authority” from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary English–Turkish © Cambridge University Press)