Definisi 'authority'

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noun
1 the power or right to give orders or make decisions Terjemahkan
Example:
he has the authority to issue warrants
deputies are given authorization to make arrests
a place of potency in the state
source: wordnet30

2 (usually plural) persons who exercise (administrative) control over others Terjemahkan
Example:
the authorities have issued a curfew
source: wordnet30

3 an expert whose views are taken as definitive Terjemahkan
Example:
he is an authority on corporate law
source: wordnet30

4 freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities Terjemahkan
Example:
his assurance in his superiority did not make him popular
after that failure he lost his confidence
she spoke with authority
source: wordnet30

5 an administrative unit of government Terjemahkan
Example:
the Central Intelligence Agency
the Census Bureau
Office of Management and Budget
Tennessee Valley Authority
source: wordnet30

6 official permission or approval Terjemahkan
Example:
authority for the program was renewed several times
source: wordnet30

7 an authoritative written work Terjemahkan
Example:
this book is the final authority on the life of Milton
source: wordnet30

8 Legal or rightful power; a right to command or to act; power exercised buy a person in virtue of his office or trust; dominion; jurisdiction; authorization; as, the authority of a prince over subjects, and of parents over children; the authority of a court. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913


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