Definition of Authorities

1. Noun. The organization that is the governing authority of a political unit. "The matter was referred to higher authorities"




Definition of Authorities

1. Noun. (plural of authority) ¹

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Definition of Authorities

1. authority [n] - See also: authority

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Authorities

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Literary usage of Authorities

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1. La démocratie libérale by Thomas Hodgkin, Etienne Vacherot (1896)
"JUSTINIAN. n authorities. BOOK IV. ... Any one, however, who examines minutely the account given by all the above authorities of such an event as the ..."

2. Proceedings (1891)
"ELECTRIC LIGHTING BY MUNICIPAL authorities. By PROFESSOR HENRY ROBINSON, M.Inst.CE, M. Inst. EE As this is the first occasion on which I have met this ..."

3. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville (1839)
"See the act of 22d February, 1822, for appointing the authorities of- the City of Boston. It frequently happens that small towns as well as cities are ..."

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