The agency or apparatus through which a governing individual or body functions and exercises authority.
The state or quality of being potent, or the degree of this; power; strength
A government, especially an oppressive or undemocratic one:
(Proper) The British government
The penalty for noncompliance with a law or legal order.
(Law) An engagement or undertaking, expressed or implied, that a certain fact regarding the subject of a contract is, or shall be, as it is expressly implied or promised to be. In sales of goods by persons in possession, there is an implied warranty of title.
The definition of a warrant is a document that gives authority for something.
Supreme power or authority.
The status, dominion, rule, or power of a sovereign
A person or thing from which something comes into being or is derived or obtained:
Ruling power or authority; sovereignty.
The right or power to influence or make a decision:
Government; reign; control
A document or certificate giving permission to do something:
In Roman law, a commission or contract by which a person undertakes to do something for another, without recompense but with indemnity against loss
A right to enter onto land or property and use it, without any ownership rights being conferred.
The definition of hegemony is leadership or dominance of one group over another.
Strength or energy of body or mind; active power; vigour; might; capacity of exercising an influence or producing an effect.
Dictum is defined as a statement or ruling that is from an official source or that expresses a principle.
The definition of control is power to direct, or an accepted comparison model in an experiment, or a device used for regulation.
Unlimited discretionary power to act; unrestricted authority.
Government by a single person having unlimited power; despotism.
Mastership; rule; control
An ecclesiastical court.
(Informal) A group that admonishes, cautions, or reminds:
(Brit., Informal) An expert; dab hand
(--- Informal) A person who is very quick, adroit, or skilled at something; expert
An artist or performer of great and exemplary skill.
A talent or natural ability for something:
A skill or ability.
The fact of being or feeling certain; assurance
Excess of boldness; impudence; audacity; as, his assurance is intolerable.
(Government) Permission, possibly limited, to spend funds for a specific budgetary purpose.
Effective or binding force; efficacy:
The definition of a realm is an area or a domain.
(--- Law) A judicial decision that is binding on other equal or lower courts in the same jurisdiction as to its conclusion on a point of law, and may also be persuasive to courts in other jurisdictions, in subsequent cases involving sufficiently similar facts.
Permission is defined as giving consent or authority or allowing someone to do something.
The definition of a martinet is someone who is strict and follows rules absolutely, especially in the military.
The definition of importance is the significance of a person, thing or idea.
The right, function, or power of governing
Authorization or sanction:
An individual of recognized knowledge in a particular topic, typically confirmed by academic standing and publications, who is called upon by one of the parties to testify in court as to his or her opinion of the underlying facts. Also referred to as expert witness.
The definition of a despot is a ruler who has absolute power, especially when the ruler is cruel in his exercise of power.
The ability to do something well or efficiently.
A person's specific area of interest, skill, or authority.
The doctrine or system of government under which the ruler has unlimited powers; despotism
The exclusive right and power to command, decide, rule, or judge:
The exercise of such control or power.
The definition of a professional is someone who works in a particular field.
The definition of an executive is a person who has the authority to carry out administrative or managerial duties.
The officials in the executive branch of a government and their policies and principles
A person who is highly skilled in some field of knowledge or work; expert
An office holder invested with powers and authorities.
The administration of government through departments and subdivisions managed by sets of appointed officials following an inflexible routine
Skill, expertness, or talent
Specialist is defined as an expert in some field or a person who concentrates his or her energies on a specific field.
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