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authority

(1) An expert in a particular field.
(2) The right to mandate the action of others.
(3) A public body, the remit of which is to ensure adherence to laws, state (government) regulations and public policy.

authority

An expert in a particular field

authority

the originator of a scientific name usually cited in most taxonomic works. The name of the authority (or sometimes just the initial letter) is given after the scientific name, for example Tringa totanus (Linnaeus).

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Q. do the government and the authorities acknowledge in alcoholism as a disease and they fund the treatment for it ?

A. complicated. the authorities are well aware of the problem:
http://www.cdc.gov/alcohol/index.htm
but in the U.S. the public health care is very bad (at least at my opinion). you can be thrown to the streets if you have mental problems. without any accountability. about alcoholism- there is a bit of help but but certainly not enough!! you can understand from the link i gave you.

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It is evident, then, that all authority in such things is bad.
It was a Pope who said of Cellini to a conclave of Cardinals that common laws and common authority were not made for men such as he; but it was a Pope who thrust Cellini into prison, and kept him there till he sickened with rage, and created unreal visions for himself, and saw the gilded sun enter his room, and grew so enamoured of it that he sought to escape, and crept out from tower to tower, and falling through dizzy air at dawn, maimed himself, and was by a vine-dresser covered with vine leaves, and carried in a cart to one who, loving beautiful things, had care of him.
It has been pointed out that one of the results of the extraordinary tyranny of authority is that words are absolutely distorted from their proper and simple meaning, and are used to express the obverse of their right signification.
It was the result of the authority of the public in art- matters, and is to be deplored.
A Nihilist who rejects all authority, because he knows authority to be evil, and welcomes all pain, because through that he realises his personality, is a real Christian.
And yet, Christ did not revolt against authority. He accepted the imperial authority of the Roman Empire and paid tribute.
ISLAMABAD -- President Dr Arif Alvi has recently promulgated three ordinances for promotion of housing schemes in the country and one about establishment of Naya Pakistan Housing Authority (NPHA) will be laid before the National Assembly on Monday (today).
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KARACHI -- The Sindh cabinet here on Tuesday allocated Rs477.327 million for Sindh Human Settlement Authority (erstwhile Sindh Katchi Abadis Authority), media reported.
President of the Independent High Broadcasting Authority Nouri Lajmi called for speeding up the development of a draft law on the organisation of the sector and to submit it to parliament as soon as possible.
PESHAWAR -- Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Secretary Mohammad Salim Khan paid a visit to the provincial Food Authority here on Thursday and expressed satisfaction over its performance.

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