This provided a pretext for the authorities to cancel the elections...
The prison authorities have been criticised for not moving more quickly to end the protest by inmates.
...the Health Education Authority...
Any alterations had to meet the approval of the local planning authority.
Local police chiefs should re-emerge as figures of authority and reassurance in their areas...
The judge had no authority to order a second trial.
He had no natural authority and no capacity for imposing his will on others.
The prison governor has refused to let him go, saying he must first be given authority from his own superiors.
He's universally recognized as an authority on Russian affairs.
I have it on good authority that there's no way this light can cause skin cancer.
近义词: agency,federal agency,government agency,bureau,office6