with authority

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Definition of with authority

: with the confident quality of someone who knows a lot about something or who is respected or obeyed by other people She spoke with authority about the history of the building.

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“With authority.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/with%20authority. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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