Friday, February 1, 2013


An authority is a public organization that controls an area or certain activities. (noun)
A corporation that provides bus service in a city is an example of a transit authority.

An authority is a person who is considered an expert in his field. (noun)
A philosophy scholar who publishes books is an example of an authority.

Examples in a sentence:

  • You must notify the enforcing authority without delay i.e. by telephone.

  • Capital receipts: money received by the local authority from the transfer of housing stock.

  • The licensing authority will take over responsibility for granting gaming machine permits from the courts.

  • Authority various prosecuting authorities, not only the cps, could benefit from such an order.

  • Competent German authorities are able to give further information about this.

  • For German translation click here



    Welcome to English at LERNFORUM Chur.  We teach English one to one or in small, personalised groups at every level and for every English language need. Cambridge and Swiss qualified, we're mother-language speaking, and most importantly, have a passion for helping you speak English.

    Word of the Month


    (adj): Sacred, divine, blessed.

    Holiday: a holy or festive day; a day off, vacation (also sacred)

    Expressions: Holy Cow! Literally true in India.

    Ex: Holly Mackerel! Delicious, healthy and full of mercury.

    Powered by Blogger.
    Copyright © English at Lernforum Chur