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au·thor·i·ta·tive

 (ə-thôr′ĭ-tā′tĭv, ə-thŏr′-, ô-)
adj.
1. Having or arising from authority; official: an authoritative decree; authoritative sources.
2. Of acknowledged accuracy or excellence; highly reliable: an authoritative account of the revolution.
3. Demonstrating authority; commanding: the captain's authoritative manner.

au·thor′i·ta′tive·ly adv.
au·thor′i·ta′tive·ness n.
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authoritative

(ɔːˈθɒrɪtətɪv)
adj
1. recognized or accepted as being true or reliable: an authoritative article on drugs.
2. exercising or asserting authority; commanding: an authoritative manner.
3. possessing or supported by authority; official: an authoritative communiqué.
auˈthoritatively adv
auˈthoritativeness n
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au•thor•i•ta•tive

(əˈθɔr ɪˌteɪ tɪv, əˈθɒr-)

adj.
1. having the weight of authority; official.
2. substantiated or supported by evidence and accepted by most authorities in a field: the authoritative edition.
3. having an air of or exercising authority; peremptory; dictatorial.
[1595–1605]
au•thor′i•ta`tive•ly, adv.
au•thor′i•ta`tive•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.authoritative - having authority or ascendancy or influenceauthoritative - having authority or ascendancy or influence; "an important official"; "the captain's authoritative manner"
influential - having or exercising influence or power; "an influential newspaper"; "influential leadership for peace"
2.authoritative - of recognized authority or excellence; "the definitive work on Greece"; "classical methods of navigation"
standard - established or well-known or widely recognized as a model of authority or excellence; "a standard reference work"; "the classical argument between free trade and protectionism"
3.authoritative - sanctioned by established authority; "an authoritative communique"; "the authorized biography"
official - having official authority or sanction; "official permission"; "an official representative"
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authoritative

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authoritative

adjective
1. Having or arising from authority:
2. Worthy of belief, as because of precision or faithfulness to an original:
3. Serving the function of deciding or settling with finality:
4. Exercising authority:
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Translations
صادِر عَن سُلْطَه مُخْتَصَّه
směrodatnýurčující
ekspert-pålidelig
irányadó
opinber
smerodajný

authoritative

[ɔːˈθɒrɪtətɪv] ADJ
1. (= reliable) [account, book, writer, professor] → de gran autoridad, acreditado; [source, statement, information, study] → autorizado; [newspaper] → serio
2. (= commanding) [person, voice, manner] → autoritario
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authoritative

[ɔːˈθɒrɪtətɪv] adj
(= dependable) [account] → digne de foi; [study, treatise, book] → qui fait autorité
(= confident) [manner, voice] → plein(e) d'autorité
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authoritative

adj
(= commanding)bestimmt, entschieden; mannerRespekt einflößend; to sound authoritativeRespekt einflößen, bestimmt auftreten
(= reliable)verlässlich, zuverlässig; (= definitive)maßgeblich, maßgebend; I won’t accept his opinion as authoritativeseine Meinung ist für mich nicht maßgeblich or maßgebend
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authoritative

[ɔːˈθɒrɪtətɪv] adj (account, judgement) → autorevole; (manner) → autoritario/a
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authority

(oːˈθorəti) plural auˈthorities noun
1. the power or right to do something. He gave me authority to act on his behalf.
2. a person who is an expert, or a book that can be referred to, on a particular subject. He is an authority on Roman history.
3. (usually in plural) the person or people who have power in an administration etc. The authorities would not allow public meetings.
4. a natural quality in a person which makes him able to control and influence people. a man of authority.
auˌthoriˈtarian adjective
considering obedience to authority more important than personal freedom. an authoritarian government.
auˈthoritative (-tətiv) , ((American) -teitiv) adjective
said or written by an expert or a person in authority. an authoritative opinion.
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