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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Of the nature of the power or right to make decisions or give orders.

Usage examples (35)
  • The only thing that they may discuss is the degree of "authoritativeness" of the textual authority -
  • Several reviewers have already commented on the sheer authoritativeness of Wette's work.
  • His blog has attained a level of authoritativeness that we book bloggers can only drool over.
  • How are media especially print addressing the growing authoritativeness of blogs and bloggers? for more
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