Definition of 'authoritative'
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But the final, authoritative judgment on the by-election was pronounced from No. 10, Downing Street. POLITICAL SUICIDE (2001)"" Enough's enough, Katya," Jerry said, doing his best to sound authoritative. COLDHEART CANYON (2001)
Suddenly an authoritative cough issued from the direction of the judge's paneled dais. RUNNING FROM THE LAW (2001)
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British English: authoritative ADJECTIVE
Someone or something that is authoritative gives an impression of power and importance and is likely to be obeyed.
He has a commanding presence and a deep, authoritative voice.
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