authority

authority
[ɔː'θɔrɪtɪ]
n
1) влияние, вес, авторитет
- man of authority
- have authority with smb
- be an authority in this field
- speak with authority
- undermine authority
2) власть, полномочия, право

He was given authority to sign the agreement. — Его уполномочили подписать соглашение.

He did it without authority. — Он сделал это, не имея на это права.

It is not in my authority. — От меня это не зависит.

He assumed authority for overseas operations. — - Он взял власть над иностранными операциями.

A commanding officer has complete authority over her personnel. — - У командира неограниченная власть над своими подчиненными.

Who was in authority? — Кто был главным?

These employees are under my authority. — Эти сотрудники находятся у меня в подчинении.

He can make his authority felt. — Он может дать почувствовать свою власть.

- complete authority
- unquestioned authority
- parental authority
- authority of Parliament
- man set in authority
- have authority to do smth
- have no authority to take a decision
- assume authority
- delegate authority
- demonstrate authority
- establish authority
- exercise authority
- wield authority
3) (обыкновенно pl) власти, органы власти, начальство, администрация
- supreme authorities
- local authorities
- civilian authorities
- military authority
- occupation authority
- government authorities
- hygiene authorities
- apply to the proper authorities
- invoke authority
- defy authority
- deny authority

Большой англо-русский учебный словарь сочетаемости. . 2010.

Смотреть что такое "authority" в других словарях:

  • 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 …   Law dictionary

  • 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

  • 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… …   English World dictionary

  • 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 …   Etymology dictionary

  • 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* …   New thesaurus

  • authority — /auˈtɔriti, ingl. ɔːˈθHrɪtɪ/ [lett. «autorità»] s. f. inv. autorità, organo di vigilanza …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • 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

  • 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… …   English terms dictionary

  • Authority — In politics, authority (Latin auctoritas , used in Roman law as opposed to potestas and imperium ) is often used interchangeably with the term power . However, their meanings differ: while power refers to the ability to achieve certain ends,… …   Wikipedia

  • authority — A government or public agency created to perform a single function or a restricted group of related activities. Usually, such units are financed from service charges, fees, and tolls, but in some instances they also have taxing powers. An… …   Financial and business terms

  • authority — n. control power 1) to assume; delegate; demonstrate, show; establish; exercise, wield; invoke authority 2) to defy; deny, reject; undermine authority 3) absolute, complete, full, supreme, unquestioned; parental authority 4) authority for; over… …   Combinatory dictionary

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