英语词库

authority 的同义词

(名词) 
Definition
a decision-making organization or government department
This was a pretext for the authorities to cancel the elections.
同义词
powers that be
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government
our system of government
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officials
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the state
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administration
He served in posts in both the Ford and Carter administrations.
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the system
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the Establishment
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Big Brother (informal)
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officialdom
(名词) 
Definition
the power to command, control, or judge others
The judge has no authority to order a second trial.
同义词
prerogative
I thought it was a woman's prerogative to change her mind?
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right
a woman's right to choose
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influence
As he grew older, she had less influence and couldn't control him.
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might
The might of the army could prove a decisive factor.
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force
He changed our world through the force of his ideas.
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power
The Prime Minister has the power to dismiss senior ministers.
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weight
That argument no longer carries much weight.
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strength
They have their own independence movement which is gathering strength.
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privilege
The ancient powers and privileges of the House of Commons.
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jurisdiction
The British police have no jurisdiction over foreign bank accounts.
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supremacy
The president asserted his supremacy over the prime minister.
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ascendancy
The extremists are gaining ascendancy.
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mana (New Zealand)
a leader of great mana and influence
(名词) 
Definition
an expert in a particular field
Professor Ahmed is an authority on Russian affairs.
同义词
expert
an expert in computer graphics
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specialist
a specialist in diseases of the nervous system
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professional
a dedicated professional
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master
He is a master at blocking progress.
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ace (informal)
a first-world-war flying ace
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guru
fashion gurus dictating crazy ideas
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buff (informal)
She is a real film buff.
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wizard
a mathematical wizard at Harvard University
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whizz (informal)
Simon's a whizz at card tricks.
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connoisseur
I hear you're something of an art connoisseur.
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boffin (British, informal)
a bumbling computer boffin
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arbiter
Sequins have often aroused the scorn of arbiters of taste.
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hotshot (informal)
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fundi (South Africa)
The local fundi are wonderfully adept and have created a car adapted to hunting.
(名词) 
Definition
a position that has the power to command, control, or judge others
He has no natural authority.
同义词
command
the struggle for command of the air
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power
women who have reached positions of great power and influence
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control
The first aim of his government would be to establish control over the republic's territory.
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rule
the winding-up of British rule over the territory
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management
the responsibility for its day-to-day management
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direction
The house was built under the direction of his partner.
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grasp
Peace is now within our grasp.
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sway
How can mothers keep daughters under their sway?
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domination
They had five centuries of domination by the Romans.
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mastery
a region where humans have gained mastery over the major rivers
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dominion
They believe they have dominion over us.
(名词) 
Definition
official permission
She must first be given authority by her board.
同义词
permission
They cannot leave the country without permission.
Women and children have been given permission to leave.
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leave
an application for leave to appeal against the judge's order
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permit
He has to apply for a permit before looking for a job.
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sanction
He expressed his opposition to lifting the sanctions.
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licence
Fiction gives her licence to go where the traditional biographer would not dare to tread.
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approval
The proposed modifications met with widespread approval.
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go-ahead (informal)
Don't do any major repair work until you get the go-ahead from your insurers.
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consent
We need her consent before we submit the application.
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warrant
Police have issued a warrant for his arrest.
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say-so (informal)
Nothing happens without their say-so.
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green light
The project was given the green light in the Chancellor's autumn budget.
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assent
He gave his assent to the proposed legislation.
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authorization
a request for authorization to use military force
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dispensation
The committee were not prepared to grant special dispensation.
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carte blanche
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a blank cheque
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sufferance

引文

Authority is never without hate [EuripidesIon]
I am a man under authority, having soldiers under me; and I say to this man, Go, and he goeth; and to another, Come, and he cometh; and to my servant, Do this, and he doeth it [Bible: St. Matthew]

其他同义词

in the sense of ace
Definition
an expert
a first-world-war flying ace
同义词
pro (informal),
buff (informal),
wizard (informal),
whizz (informal),
boffin (British, informal),
hotshot (informal),
dab hand (British, informal),
maven (US)
in the sense of administration
Definition
a government
He served in posts in both the Ford and Carter administrations.
同义词
in the sense of approval
Definition
a favourable opinion
The proposed modifications met with widespread approval.
同义词
the go-ahead (informal),
the green light,
validation,
imprimatur,
concurrence,
O.K. or okay (informal),
endorsation (Canadian)

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