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  • 1 authority — au·thor·i·ty n pl ties 1: an official decision of a court used esp. as a precedent 2 a: a power to act esp. over others that derives from status, position, or office the authority of the president; also: jurisdiction b: the power to act …

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  • 2 Authority (disambiguation) — Authority may refer to:Types of authority* Authority in government generally refers to the ability to make laws or rules ** democratic authority ** monarchic authority ** republican authority * Authoritarianism describes a form of social control… …

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  • 3 AUTHORITY, RABBINICAL — AUTHORITY, RABBINICAL, the authority of the halakhic scholars in maintaining the creativeness and development of Jewish law, by means of its legal sources. Development of the Law An important tenet of Judaism and a guiding principle of the… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 4 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 authority to issue shares — the shares of a company, apart from those taken by the subscribers of the memorandum, are issued by the board of directors (subject to the condition that they may not issue shares beyond the amount fixed as the authorised capital of the company) …

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  • 6 authority by estoppel — authority by estoppel: apparent authority at authority Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

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  • 7 authority — [ə thôr′ə tē, əthär′ə tē] n. pl. authorities [ME autorite < OFr autorité, auctorité < L auctoritas < auctor, AUTHOR] 1. a) the power or right to give commands, enforce obedience, take action, or make final decisions; jurisdiction b) the… …

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  • 8 authority — (n.) early 13c., autorite book or quotation that settles an argument, from O.Fr. auctorité authority, prestige, right, permission, dignity, gravity; the Scriptures (12c.; Mod.Fr. autorité), from L. auctoritatem (nom. auctoritas) invention, advice …

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  • 9 Authority Zero — Жанры панк рок реггей Годы с 1994 Страна …

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  • 10 authority — [n1] power, control ascendancy, authorization, beef*, charge, clout*, command, credit, domination, dominion, edge, esteem, force, goods*, government, guts*, influence, juice*, jump, jurisdiction, leg up*, license, mastery, might, might and main* …

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  • 11 Authority to Proceed — Authority to Proceed, ATP, is a term commonly used by government organisations or law enforcement agencies with reference to an organisation or department providing services, or to an individual waiting for go ahead signal to take a certain… …

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  • 12 Authority for Use of Military Force to Combat Terrorist Activities Within the United States — is the name of a 37 page classified United States Department of Justice memorandum dated March 13, 2003. Its existence is known because it was referred to in another Department of Justice memo. According to the latter memo, the former memo argued …

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  • 13 Authority Zero — Allgemeine Informationen Genre(s) Punk Gründung 1994 Website www.authorityzero.com …

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  • 14 Authority, Civil — • The moral power of command, supported by physical coercion, which the State exercises over its members Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 15 authority to act for another — index proxy Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 16 authority to hear and decide a case — index jurisdiction Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 17 authority to search — index search warrant Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 18 authority — /auˈtɔriti, ingl. ɔːˈθHrɪtɪ/ [lett. «autorità»] s. f. inv. autorità, organo di vigilanza …

    Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • 19 authority — 1 *power, jurisdiction, command, control, dominion, sway Analogous words: ascendancy, *supremacy: government, ruling or rule (see corresponding verbs at GOVERN) 2 *influence, weight, credit, prestige Analogous words: exemplar, ideal, standard, p …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 20 authority — ► NOUN (pl. authorities) 1) the power or right to give orders and enforce obedience. 2) a person or organization having official power. 3) recognized knowledge or expertise. 4) an authoritative person or book. ORIGIN Old French autorite, from… …

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