in a position of authority

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Definition of in a position of authority

: having official power to make important decisions No one in a position of authority objected to the plan.

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“In a position of authority.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20a%20position%20of%20authority. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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