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authoritative

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adjective
  • having authority; that can be trusted; reliable [Barron]
  • having the weight of authority; dictatorial [Taisha]
  • having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial [Nandigam]

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