under the authority of

idiom

: with the permission of (someone in power)
He was acting under the authority of the company president.

Examples of under the authority of in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The declaration published Wednesday was signed under the authority of Hillel Roth, a deputy Smotrich appointed earlier this year to boost settlement expansion and state land declarations in the West Bank, Peace Now said. Compiled By Democrat-Gazette Staff From Wire Reports, arkansasonline.com, 4 July 2024 About half of Floridians live under the authority of community associations, as owners or tenants in condo buildings and in neighborhoods governed by homeowners’ associations. David Fleshler, Sun Sentinel, 14 June 2024 The Corps’ infrastructure at the falls now carries vessels through smoothly, from barges to kayaks, under the authority of the lockmaster. Connor Giffin, The Courier-Journal, 23 Apr. 2024 Residents will face a choice of coming full under the authority of Baghdad, joining the Kurdish Regional Government, or remaining as a semi-autonomous area. Luay Al Khatteeb, Foreign Affairs, 18 Jan. 2016 See all Example Sentences for under the authority of 

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“Under the authority of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/under%20the%20authority%20of. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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