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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: authority (0.01258 detik)
Found 4 items, similar to authority.
English → Indonesian (Kamus Landak) Definition: authority kewenangan
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: authority ahli, kewenangan, kewibawaan, kuasa, penguasaan, wibawa
English → English (WordNet) Definition: authority authority n 1: the power or right to give orders or make decisions; “he has the authority to issue warrants”; “deputies are given authorization to make arrests” [syn: authorization, authorisation, dominance, say-so] 2: (usually plural) persons who exercise (administrative) control over others; “the authorities have issued a curfew” 3: an expert whose views are taken as definitive; “he is an authority on corporate law” 4: freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities; “his assurance in his superiority did not make him popular”; “after that failure he lost his confidence”; “she spoke with authority” [syn: assurance, self-assurance, confidence, self-confidence, sureness] 5: an administrative unit of government; “the Central Intelligence Agency”; “the Census Bureau”; “Office of Management and Budget”; “Tennessee Valley Authority” [syn: agency, federal agency, government agency, bureau, office] 6: official permission or approval; “authority for the program was renewed several times” [syn: authorization, authorisation, sanction] 7: an authoritative written work; “this book is the final authority on the life of Milton”
English → English (gcide) Definition: Authority Authority \Au*thor"i*ty\, n.; pl. Authorities. [OE. autorite, auctorite, F. autorit['e], fr. L. auctoritas, fr. auctor. See Author, n.] 1. 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. [1913 Webster] Thus can the demigod, Authority, Make us pay down for our offense. --Shak. [1913 Webster] By what authority doest thou these things ? --Matt. xxi. 23. [1913 Webster] 2. Government; the persons or the body exercising power or command; as, the local authorities of the States; the military authorities. [Chiefly in the plural.] [1913 Webster] 3. The power derived from opinion, respect, or esteem; influence of character, office, or station, or mental or moral superiority, and the like; claim to be believed or obeyed; as, an historian of no authority; a magistrate of great authority. [1913 Webster] 4. That which, or one who, is claimed or appealed to in support of opinions, actions, measures, etc. Hence: (a) Testimony; witness. “And on that high authority had believed.” --Milton. (b) A precedent; a decision of a court, an official declaration, or an opinion, saying, or statement worthy to be taken as a precedent. (c) A book containing such a statement or opinion, or the author of the book. (d) Justification; warrant. [1913 Webster] Wilt thou be glass wherein it shall discern Authority for sin, warrant for blame. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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