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Princeton's WordNet

  1. government, authorities, regimenoun

    the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit

    "the government reduced taxes"; "the matter was referred to higher authorities"

    political science, governing, politics, governance, regimen, regime, government, administration, government activity

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  1. authoritiesnoun

    magistrates, officials, persons in office

  2. authoritiesnoun

    precedents, decisions, judgments

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  1. Commission Vice President Maros Sefcovic:

    We are now in intense communication with Ukrainian authorities but also international financial institutions, we are analysing the ways in which we can assist Ukraine in financing gas purchases for the next heating season.

  2. Harlem Desir:

    I urge the Turkish authorities to use this positive momentum and release all journalists who are still behind bars in the country.

  3. Yaroslav Sivulskiy:

    We hope that common sense will prevail and that someone wise ... will say that this has all gone too far, if the authorities can do this to us they can apply the same logic to do the same to anyone in Russia.

  4. Ian Wright:

    It is imperative that these important changes to retailer/supplier market dynamics are properly examined by the competition authorities – in the round.

  5. Apple Inc:

    Apple takes confidentiality and the protection of our intellectual property very seriously, we're working with authorities on this matter and will do everything possible to make sure this individual and any other individuals involved are held accountable for their actions.

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