authoritative

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 /ɔːˈθɒrɪtətɪv/


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authoritative adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (commanding)autoritario/a adjadjetivo: Describe el sustantivo. Puede ser posesivo, numeral, demostrativo ("casa grande", "mujer alta").
 You have to speak to the dog in an authoritative voice.
 Tienes que hablarle a tu perro con voz autoritaria.
authoritative adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (reliable, knowledgeable)acreditado/a adjadjetivo: Describe el sustantivo. Puede ser posesivo, numeral, demostrativo ("casa grande", "mujer alta").
 Do you think Wikipedia is authoritative enough to cite?
 ¿Crees que Wikipedia está lo suficientemente acreditada como para citarla en un ensayo?
authoritative on [sth],
authoritative about [sth]
adj + prep
(knowledgeable about)conocedor de adj + prep
  acreditado en adj + prep
 My history teacher is particularly authoritative on the Tudor period.
authoritative adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (official)dictatorial adj mfadjetivo de una sola terminación: Adjetivos de una sola terminación en singular ("amable", "constante") pero que sí varían en plural ("amables", "constantes").
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