Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adverb & adjective With the authority derived from one's office or position.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See cathedra.

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  • adjective With authority based on one's rank or office.
  • adverb With authority based on one's rank or office.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb with the full authority of the office

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Latin ex cathedrā : ex, from + cathedrā, ablative of cathedra, chair.]

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Latin "from the (teacher's) chair."

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