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  1. say-so(noun)

    one chap's arbitrary assertion

    potency, authorisation, dominance, authority, authorization, pronouncement, dictum

  2. pronouncement, dictum, say-so(noun)

    an authoritative declaration

    potency, obiter dictum, dominance, authority, dictum, authorisation, pronouncement, authorization

  3. authority, authorization, authorisation, potency, dominance, say-so(noun)

    the power or right to give orders or make decisions

    "he has the authority to issue warrants"; "deputies are given authorization to make arrests"; "a place of potency in the state"

    potence, potency, government agency, potentiality, federal agency, assurance, ascendance, authorization, ascendency, control, strength, effectiveness, self-confidence, laterality, potential, self-assurance, agency, dictum, ascendancy, sanction, dominance, sureness, confidence, bureau, office, authority, empowerment, ascendence, authorisation, mandate, pronouncement

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  1. Bobby Jindal:

    There's a big country out here with millions of Americans who believe in God and are not ashamed to say so, i would be wary of a president who didn't seek wisdom from the Almighty.

  2. Mike Bendickson:

    The rest of the people they let the lobbyists buy them off and stuff and then nobody else has any say-so on nothing, so I just believe our country is so corrupt with our politicians now that I don't think there's anyone else in there other than Donald Trump that's not corrupt.

  3. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras:

    The Fund must decide if it wants to compromise, if it will stay in the program, if it does not want that compromise, it should say so publicly.

  4. Justin Amash:

    From a principled, moral position, she is making a mistake, if she believes, as I do, that there is impeachable conduct ... Then she should say so.

  5. Marzuki Darusman:

    We are closing in on the North Koreans, and the nature of the regime is such that with total, complete control of the system nothing happens anywhere in that country without the say-so of the highest, supreme leader, chairman of that country, Mr Kim Jong-un.

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