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having or arising from authority

worthy of belief, as because of precision or faithfulness to an original

serving the function of deciding or settling with finality

exercising authority

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having authority or ascendancy or influence

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of recognized authority or excellence

sanctioned by established authority

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But even this impression of moral and intellectual authoritativeness, as will be shown below, is partly a result of the interplay of deictic centres in the novel, and more specifically, in the chapter under discussion.
Passives are more impersonal, giving the legal texts an aura of objectivity and authoritativeness.
men's postings tended to be lengthy and frequent, characterized by strong assertions, authoritativeness, distancing, self-promotion, and in some instances flaming--that is criticism, ridicule, and put-downs" (Fauseke and Wade, p.
It was another case of great journalism 'with the seriousness and authoritativeness of the people of Rik'.
In Robert Wilson's strictly stylised production of Katya Kabanova at the National Theatre, Urbanova matured into a Kabanicha in whom she concentrated the sonority and timbre of her voice to express despotic hypocrisy, dark authoritativeness in stark contrast to Katya's fragile, lonely gloom-riddenness and the futile endeavour to take off and break away from narrow-minded egocentric selfishness.
Dimensions such as trust, respect, authoritativeness, patient involvement, and formality may be valued differently, so that the behaviors that are perceived as constituting good communication may differ.
Availability of relevant information about the crisis and authoritativeness of the source of that information
In other words, in such extreme cases the content of a policy could undercut authoritativeness.
Han Kuipers will travel to China in advance of the exhibition, undertaking thorough and comprehensive on-site visits and inspections for those Chinese passenger bus companies taking part in the exhibition; assuring the accuracy of all bus manufacturer and bus model information and working to ensure the impartiality and authoritativeness of awards selection.
The authoritativeness, rationality, balance, and aloofness of the biblical style, characteristics at least partially responsible for its eighteenth-century success, facilitated its eventual fall from grace in an age of antebellum romanticism and popular democracy.
The survey asked readers to rate the magazine on a range of qualitative factors, giving it high marks on issues including authoritativeness (96% excellent + good), relevancy (81%), and information not previously known (85%).
The psycho librarian has characteristics in common with the policeman but takes his or her authoritativeness to extreme, socially-inappropriate, and even dangerous levels.
While at one end we are faced with a medieval understanding of auctoritas based on divine or traditional notions of authoritativeness and authenticity, and on whose basis "Dante had little or no claim" (9) to either authority or authorship, at the other end we are confronted with a "tradition of reception that confers [Dante] authority virtually without reserve" (9) from very early on and then unceasingly throughout the centuries.
There are certain management phrases that roll off the tongue easily and suggest authoritativeness.
profoundness and authoritativeness of Avicenna's works, Afnan writes: