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  • AUTHORITY, RABBINICAL — AUTHORITY, RABBINICAL, the authority of the halakhic scholars in maintaining the creativeness and development of Jewish law, by means of its legal sources. Development of the Law An important tenet of Judaism and a guiding principle of the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • place in authority — index nominate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • place of safety order — in Scots law, a child may be removed compul sorily from his family home into the care of the local authority under a place of safety order. The child can be detained at the place of safety for up to seven days, during which arrangements can be… …   Law dictionary

  • Authority — In politics, authority (Latin auctoritas , used in Roman law as opposed to potestas and imperium ) is often used interchangeably with the term power . However, their meanings differ: while power refers to the ability to achieve certain ends,… …   Wikipedia

  • authority — au|thor|i|ty W1 [o:ˈθɔrıti, ə US əˈθa: , əˈθo: ] n plural authorities ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(power)¦ 2 the authorities 3¦(organization)¦ 4¦(expert)¦ 5¦(permission)¦ 6 authority figure 7¦(personal quality)¦ 8 I have it on good authority …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • authority — 01. The doctor is a well known [authority] on tropical diseases. 02. [Authorities] now believe the murderer may not have acted alone. 03. He has a very [authoritative] way of speaking, but he doesn t really know what he is talking about. 04. He… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • place — The marketing of new securities, usually through sales to institutional investors. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary See: float. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * ▪ I. place place 1 [pleɪs] verb [transitive] …   Financial and business terms

  • authority — Synonyms and related words: Admirable Crichton, acme, adept, administration, adviser, affidavit, aficionado, agency, agentship, amateur, amperage, announcer, annunciator, appurtenance, arbiter, arbiter elegantiarum, arbiter of taste, armipotence …   Moby Thesaurus

  • place —   1. Locality. Wahi, kahi, kaha, kauwahi.   Also: kūlana, kūnana, kaulu, kaunu.    ♦ Place at sea where canoes stop, kaulana wa a.    ♦ Evil place, wahi ino, kaha ino.    ♦ Surf riding place, kūlana nalu, kūlana kai.    ♦ Legendary place, wahi… …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • Place of Dead Roads, The — by William S. Burroughs (1983)    Perhaps the masterpiece of William S. Burroughs’s “the Red Night trilogy,” which includes cities of tHe red niGHt (1981) and The western lands (1987), The Place of Dead Roads is Burroughs’s first and only Western …   Encyclopedia of Beat Literature

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