Hindi translation of authority
authorityPowered by COBUILD /ɔːˈθɒrɪti, Am -ˈtɔːr- ऑˈथ़ॉरिटी Am -ˈटॉर्-/
Word forms: authorities
Definitions and Translations
1. countable noun
An authority is an official organization that has the power to make decisions. You can refer generally to these organizations, especially government ones, as the authorities.प्राधिकार mn ⇒ ...the Health Authority. ⇒ That was just a pretext for the authorities to cancel the elections. ⇒ prison/airport/immigration/military authorities ⇒ the Chinese/Russian/French authorities
2. uncountable noun
If you have authority to do something, you have been given the power or permission to do it.अधिकार mn ⇒ Only the king himself had the authority to order such an investigation. ⇒ The bank charged my account a fee without my authority. ⇒ authority over something ⇒ have authority
3. countable noun
Someone who is an authority on a subject knows a lot about it.अधिकारी mnविशेषज्ञ mn ⇒ ...a world authority on heart disease.
COLLOCATIONS⇒ an authority on something
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Example Sentences Including 'authority'
In it, Komarov was accused of being an authority on Russian crime with a unique overview.CHAMELEON (2002)
Mum was seated in her place of authority at the end of the table, surrounded by papers.READY? (2001)
You better tell them; I have no authority over the apprentices,' Lori added sweetly.JUST BETWEEN US (2002)
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Translation of authority from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary