authoritynoun

  • ja権力
  • enpower to influence or command thought, opinion, or behavior

Examples

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You know, I have the authority to downgrade your ass to a Winnebago.
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I'm aware of that, sir.
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Francine, what are we teaching our children, and aliens and fish?
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I may not have the authority around here I once had,
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but damn it, I still know what's right!
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Are you making fun of my stutter?
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- Oh, uh — - Tricked you. I don't have a stutter.
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Boom.
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I've already established my authority through my amazing sense of humor.
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- Am I gonna get in trouble? - No.
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This guy has no authority over us.
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If you have real authority, you don't have to assert your authority.
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You let people come to you.
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Roarke has the authority to speak on our position.
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Roarke.
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Which one is he?
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That's me.
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You have no authority to tell me what I can or cannot do.

Other meanings for authority...

authoritynoun

  • ja当局者
  • enthe people or an organization who have the power to make decisions or who have a particular area of responsibility in a country or region
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I need your help.
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And I think you could use mine.
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Your help?
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What are you talking about?
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I'm talking about Scotland Yard, Interpol, every Dutch authority.
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I can make them all go away.
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Oh, bloody hell.
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You're a spy!
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Barb was last seen wearing a pink blouse, green pants, blue puffer jacket,
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and an oversized pair of absolutely fantastic glasses.
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Please contact the authorities with any information you may have.
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Well, this isn't good.
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I read that Hawaii authorities have been arresting rogue tourists
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who are not abiding to the state's quarantine orders.
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Also I'm 99% sure that 'Rogue Tourist' is a straight-to-DVD movie starring Liam Neeson.
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Well, you know, I was...
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I was a bit intoxicated.
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- Yes. - In Canada.
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Uh-huh.
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And the authorities are much politer.
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- Uh-huh. - In Canada.
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You know, "Sir, wake up."
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"Sir, you're under arrest."
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Very polite.