local authority

noun

Definition of local authority

British
:an organization that is in charge of the public services for a community

Word by Word Definitions

local play
  1. : characterized by or relating to position in space : having a definite spatial form or location

  2. : of, relating to, or characteristic of a particular place : not general or widespread

  3. : of, relating to, or applicable to part of a whole

  1. : a local person or thing: such as

  2. : a local public conveyance (such as a train or an elevator)

  3. : a local or particular branch, lodge, or chapter of an organization (such as a labor union)

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

  2. : freedom granted by one in authority : right

  3. : persons in command


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