authority

Definitions

General English

General Science

  • noun the power to act
  • noun an official body that controls an area or a specific activity
  • noun a person or body with specialised knowledge of a subject

Aviation

  • noun complete control or power over something
  • noun an official or government body with the power to make decisions

Construction

  • power of influence, either granted to or developed by individuals, that leads to others doing what those individuals direct.
  • Formal conferment of such influence through an instrument such as project charter.

Information & Library Science

Military

Politics

  • noun the official power given to someone to do something, the legal right to do something
  • noun the person or book which has the best information
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