: a person who has a position of authority in a company, organization, or government : a person who holds an office
: a person (such as a referee or umpire) who makes sure that players are following the rules of a game
: of or relating to the job or work of someone in a position of authority
—used to describe something that is said in a public way by someone in a position of authority
—used to describe something that is done in a public and often formal way
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