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Synonyms and antonyms for authority

1. authority (n.)

the power or right to give orders or make decisions

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2. authority (n.)

(usually plural) persons who exercise (administrative) control over others

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3. authority (n.)

an expert whose views are taken as definitive

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4. authority (n.)

freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities

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5. authority (n.)

official permission or approval

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6. authority (n.)

an administrative unit of government

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7. authority (n.)

an authoritative written work

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