влада, повноваження, авторитет

Приклади використання слова «authority»:

I presume means whatever a man in authority chiefly desires, and so forth.
He had organized anative army, to support his authority upon our withdrawal.
You were precious free with that authority of yours on Peshawur platform!
I have no authority to let you ride.
I suppose he was about the greatest living authority ontropical construction.