authority figure

noun

Definition of authority figure

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

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“Authority figure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/authority%20figure. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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