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1. regulatory

adjective. ['ˈrɛgjələˌtɔri'] restricting according to rules or principles.

Synonyms

  • regulative

Antonyms

  • unprotective
  • nonrestrictive

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Words that Rhyme with Regulatory Authority

  • priority
  • minority
  • majority
  • sorority

Example sentences of the word regulatory-authority


1. Noun Phrase
The Series 6 and 7 licenses are two such licenses granted by the regulatory authority.

2. Noun Phrase
The FDA has regulatory authority over medical devices, such as pacemakers, contact lenses, and breast implants.

3. Noun Phrase
The FDA-like scientific and regulatory authority in Europe, called EFSA, adopted the same policies in early 2010.

2. authority

noun. ['əˈθɔrəti'] the power or right to give orders or make decisions.

Synonyms

  • say-so
  • muscle
  • control
  • potency
  • imperium
  • power of appointment
  • carte blanche
  • lordship
  • sovereignty
  • dominance
  • authorisation
  • command

Antonyms

  • introvert
  • withholder
  • male
  • adult

Etymology

  • autorite (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • auctorité (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. authority

noun. ['əˈθɔrəti'] (usually plural) persons who exercise (administrative) control over others.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • upbraider
  • abrogator
  • reproacher
  • individual
  • distributor
  • authorizer
  • approver
  • civil officer
  • mortal
  • allocator
  • pacha
  • person
  • rebuker
  • withdrawer
  • pasha
  • authoriser
  • reprover
  • authority figure
  • mandator
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • creditor
  • female
  • juvenile
  • fat person

Etymology

  • autorite (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • auctorité (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. authority

noun. ['əˈθɔrəti'] an expert whose views are taken as definitive.

Synonyms

  • advisor
  • consultant
  • judge
  • expert
  • liturgist
  • connoisseur
  • master
  • evaluator
  • adviser
  • high priest
  • cognoscente

Antonyms

  • leader
  • member
  • good guy
  • smoker

Etymology

  • autorite (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • auctorité (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. authority

noun. ['əˈθɔrəti'] freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities.

Synonyms

  • assurance
  • uncertain
  • sure
  • self-assurance
  • unsure
  • certainty
  • incertain
  • self-confidence
  • sureness
  • confidence

Antonyms

  • uncertain
  • sure
  • unsure
  • uncertainty

Etymology

  • autorite (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • auctorité (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. authority

noun. ['əˈθɔrəti'] official permission or approval.

Synonyms

  • authorization
  • authorisation
  • sanction

Antonyms

  • receptor
  • inactivity
  • inactiveness
  • inaction

Etymology

  • autorite (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • auctorité (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. authority

noun. ['əˈθɔrəti'] an administrative unit of government.

Synonyms

  • Comptroller of the Currency
  • CCRC
  • National Institutes of Health
  • Federal Housing Administration
  • U. S. Coast Guard
  • Air Force Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance
  • National Climatic Data Center
  • Defense Logistics Agency
  • DISA
  • CTC
  • Financial Management Service
  • Food and Drug Administration
  • Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  • NIH
  • Government Printing Office
  • Government Accounting Office
  • Center for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Marine Corps Intelligence Activity
  • GPO
  • US Fish and Wildlife Service
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • independent agency
  • National Technical Information Service
  • bureau
  • AFISR
  • Advanced Research and Development Activity
  • Naval Special Warfare
  • organ
  • agency
  • United States Border Patrol
  • U. S. Army
  • Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division
  • law enforcement agency
  • NGB
  • Federal Aviation Agency
  • Counterterrorist Center
  • USN
  • Air Force ISR
  • Naval Underwater Warfare Center
  • DTIC
  • National Guard Bureau
  • NTIS
  • DARPA
  • Technology Administration
  • Bureau of Engraving and Printing
  • US Army
  • administrative unit
  • Internal Revenue Service
  • Nonproliferation Center
  • ARDA
  • NUWC
  • FAA
  • Army Intelligence
  • BMDO
  • Customs Service
  • Bureau of Diplomatic Security
  • office
  • NCDC
  • Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service
  • United States Fish and Wildlife Service
  • ONI
  • US Border Patrol
  • NIST
  • Defense Technical Information Center
  • NSWC
  • Immigration and Naturalization Service
  • AI
  • NSW
  • GAO
  • federal agency
  • Ballistic Missile Defense Organization
  • National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • Casualty Care Research Center
  • US Coast Guard
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration
  • PHS
  • FDA
  • executive agency
  • INR
  • Defense Information Systems Agency
  • National Park Service
  • DRMS
  • United States Navy
  • Army
  • U. S. Air Force
  • Bureau of Justice Statistics
  • LABLINK
  • United States Air Force
  • United States Government Printing Office
  • Patent Office
  • NAWCWPNS
  • Office of Naval Intelligence
  • USAF
  • BJA
  • Naval Surface Warfare Center
  • National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  • Patent and Trademark Office Database
  • United States Coast Guard
  • DS
  • Customs Bureau
  • Navy
  • OSHA
  • Bureau of Justice Assistance
  • Bureau of Intelligence and Research
  • United States Government Accounting Office
  • NGA
  • US Government Printing Office
  • United States Public Health Service
  • INS
  • Department of Defense Laboratory System
  • FHA
  • MCIA
  • NPC
  • DOEI
  • United States Army
  • FWS
  • USCB
  • Office of Intelligence Support
  • Department of Energy Intelligence
  • government agency
  • US Air Force
  • Bureau of Customs
  • CDC
  • Foreign Service
  • National Weather Service
  • Air Force
  • US Navy
  • Census Bureau
  • Transportation Security Administration
  • TSA
  • Bureau of the Census
  • BJS
  • administrative body
  • local authority
  • USA
  • OIS
  • IRS

Antonyms

  • debtor
  • nonreligious person
  • follower
  • bad guy

Etymology

  • autorite (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • auctorité (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. authority

noun. ['əˈθɔrəti'] an authoritative written work.

Synonyms

  • book

Antonyms

  • unemotional person
  • worker

Etymology

  • autorite (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • auctorité (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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