in a position of authority

Definition of in a position of authority

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

Word by Word Definitions

positionplay
  1. :  an act of placing or arranging: such as

    :  the laying down of a proposition or thesis

    :  an arranging in order

  1. :  to put in a certain position

authorityplay
  1. :  power to influence or command thought, opinion, or behavior

    :  freedom granted by one in authority :  right

    :  persons in command


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