Actual authority sentence example

actual authority
  • Arnulf himself was recognized as German or East-Frankish king, although his actual authority was confined to Bavaria and its neighborhood.
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  • His increased power came rather from moral value, from the prestige attaching to one who had given proof of it, than from actual authority over men or centralization; this is shown by the division between the Empire and feudalism.
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  • 22, it hardly existed otherwise than as a phantom: the actual authority to be obeyed was exercised by the East India Company.
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