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Authority is the right and duty to act and make decisions. This always has a scope, that ranges from personal autonomy to the recognized leadership of large scale societies, systems and organizations. Authority can be a formal thing that is recognized by law or it can be an informal thing such as the influence of an expert in a domain. The following are common words for authority.
Accountability
Authorization
Charismatic Authority
Command
Commission
Control
Decree
Delegated Authority
Direction
Directive
Discretion
Duty
Entitlement
Entrusted
Executive
Expert
Formal Authority
Governance
Influence
Informal Authority
Jurisdiction
Leadership
Legal Authority
License
Management
Mandate
Obligation
Office
Order
Permit
Policy
Position
Positional Authority
Power
Recognized
Respect
Responsibility
Right
Role
Rule
Say
Sovereignty
Status
Sway
Traditional Authority
Trusted
Warrant
Overview: Words For Authority
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Definition
The right and duty to act and make decisions within a particular scope.
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