Definition of 'authorities'
Example sentences containing 'authorities'
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That's the last thing they'd want with the authorities already breathing down their necks. CODE BREAKERAppropriate formal requests were made of our comrades in the East German security authorities. WALL GAMESMy location manager will ask the authorities for permission to use the real thing. A SONG AT TWILIGHT
Trends of 'authorities'
Very Common. authorities is one of the 4000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'authorities'
British English: authorities NOUN
the authorities The authorities are the people who are in charge of everyone else.
This provided a pretext for the authorities to cancel the elections.
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