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authority figure

Definition of authority figure

  1. :  a person who has authority over another person <A child needs an authority figure in his or her life.>



Word by Word Definitions

authorityplay
  1. :  a citation (as from a book or file) used in defense or support

    :  the source from which the citation is drawn

    :  a conclusive statement or set of statements (as an official decision of a court)

figureplay
  1. :  a number symbol :  numeral, digit

    :  arithmetical calculations

    :  a written or printed character

  1. :  to represent by or as if by a figure or outline

    :  to decorate with a pattern

    :  to write figures over or under (the bass) in order to indicate the accompanying chords


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