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  • n  the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit
    the matter was referred to higher authorities
  • n  the power or right to give orders or make decisions
  • n  (usually plural) persons who exercise (administrative) control over others
    the authorities have issued a curfew
  • n  an expert whose views are taken as definitive
  • n  freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities
  • n  an administrative unit of government
  • n  official permission or approval
  • n  an authoritative written work

  • The authorities never explained why they canceled the festivities.
  • Though the authorities didn't attempt to stop the highly unusual protests, they later called for participants to report to police stations and officers tracked down a number of .
  • FISA's Menghani warned if authorities failed to deal with the issue, it would be the Australian economy that would suffer.
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  • Hillary Rodham Clinton in Hindu Business Line
    Let me assure you that no authorities of my church, or of any other church for that matter, will ever exert influence on presidential decisions. Their authority is theirs, within the province of church affairs, and it ends where the affairs of the... Mitt Romney http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitt_Romney&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHsbJvd1A8Hj2N-SfDDingX9k3-RA Reuters http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.reuters.com/article/politicsNews/idUSN0455219020071206&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGaIYCPydR71hjwMfNU6QajpUVk5g Dec 5, 2007 6810 9940 authorities To help achieve democratic reform, we will be engaging directly with Burmese authorities. This is a policy that has broad consensus across our government, and there will be more to report as we go forward," Clinton said told reporters.
  • John McCain in Newsweek
    This is a shocking invasion of the governor's privacy and a violation of law. The matter has been turned over to the appropriate authorities and we hope that anyone in possession of these e-mails will destroy them,the McCain campaign said in...

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