powers+that+be

  • 1 Powers That Be — is a common abstract pronoun used to designate those parties who assume authority over a group or organisation, commonly company management, the government or even a personification of destiny.The phrase Powers That Be could refer to:* The Powers …

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  • 2 powers that be — The powers that be are the people who are in charge of something …

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  • 3 powers that be — index authorities, authority (power), bureaucracy Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4 powers that be — noun The holders of power or the authorities in a given situation, especially as seen as being faceless or unreasonably bureaucratic. It appeared as though the hospital at Barchester would fall into abeyance, unless the powers that be should take …

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  • 5 powers that be —    The powers that be are the people who are in charge of something.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …

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  • 6 powers that be — See the powers that be …

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  • 7 Powers that Be —   The Powers that Be are the people who are in charge of something …

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  • 8 powers that be — Synonyms and related words: John Bull, Rasputin, Svengali, Uncle Sam, VIP, Washington, Whitehall, access, bad influence, big wheel, bureaucracy, court, directorate, eminence grise, five percenter, friend at court, good influence, gray eminence,… …

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  • 9 powers that be — власть, власти предержащие, сильные мира сего (Библии) существующие власти (от Бога установлены)(Рм.13:1) …

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  • 10 powers that be — Same as constituted authorities …

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  • 11 Powers That Prey — Infobox Film name = Powers That Prey image size = caption = director = Henry King producer = writer = Will M. Ritchey narrator = starring = Mary Miles Minter music = cinematography = John F. Seitz editing = distributor = Mutual Film released =… …

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  • 12 The Powers That Be (Angel) — Infobox Buffyverse Character Title=The Powers That Be First= Last= Creator=Joss Whedon Name=The Powers That Be Status=Unknown Kind=Gods/Higher Beings Affiliation=Aligned to the side of Good Powers=Various, among which include *Imparting visions… …

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  • 13 The powers that be — (phrase) is a phrase, referring to any group that holds power over a certain entity.The powers that be or TPTB may also refer to: Television * The Powers That Be (TV series), a short lived 1990s situation comedy * The Powers That Be ( Jackie Chan …

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  • 14 The powers that be (phrase) — In idiomatic English, The powers that be (TPTB) is a phrase used to refer to those individuals or groups who collectively hold authority over a particular domain. It is a plurale tantum; the hypothetical singular equivalent, the power that be ,… …

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  • 15 The powers that be — es un tópico cultural anglosajón (como tal intraducible y citado literalmente por ejemplo, no debe usarse en singular the power that be , al ser un plurale tantum ) con el que se designa al gobierno, al poder o a la autoridad establecida; además… …

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  • 16 the powers that be — THE AUTHORITIES, the people in charge, the government. → power * * * the powers that be The existing ruling authorities (Bible, Romans 13.1) • • • Main Entry: ↑power * * * the authorities Origin: with biblical allusion to Rom. 13:1 * * * the… …

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  • 17 (the) powers that be — the powers that be phrase the people who control a situation This expression usually shows that you do not agree with their decisions The powers that be have cancelled the show. Thesaurus: general words for leaders and bosseshyponym to be in… …

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  • 18 The Powers That Be (TV series) — The Powers That Be is a United States television sitcom created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman that aired briefly on NBC from 1992 to 1993. Norman Lear served as executive producer for the show. PlotAt the center of the series is U.S. Senator… …

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  • 19 the powers that be — Meaning Origin From the Bible. Romans 13:1. Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: The powers that be are ordained of God …

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  • 20 the powers that be — the people who control a situation. This expression usually shows that you do not agree with their decisions The powers that be have cancelled the show …

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