authority (n):
official permission or approval
authority for the program was renewed several times
Related Words: authorisationauthorizationsanction
authority (n):
the power or right to give orders or make decisions
he has the authority to issue warrants.
deputies are given authorization to make arrests.
a place of potency in the state

Related Words: dominancepotency
authority (n):
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

Related Words: confidenceself-confidencesureness
authority (n):
an authoritative written work
this book is the final authority on the life of Milton
authority (n):
an administrative unit of government
the Central Intelligence Agency.
the Census Bureau.
Office of Management and Budget.
Tennessee Valley Authority

Related Word: office
authority (n):
an expert whose views are taken as definitive
he is an authority on corporate law
authority (n):
(usually plural) persons who exercise (administrative) control over others
the authorities have issued a curfew
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All's well that ends well

iyi biten her şey iyidir
A happy ending to a difficult situation can help you forget or disregard the earlier trouble

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