Correct spelling for the English word "authoritative" is [ɔː_θ_ˈɒ_ɹ_ɪ_t_ə_t_ˌɪ_v], [ɔːθˈɒɹɪtətˌɪv], [ɔːθˈɒɹɪtətˌɪv]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Common Misspellings for AUTHORITATIVE

Below is the list of 48 misspellings for the word "authoritative". Misspellings percentages are collected from over 510 000 spell check sessions on from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.

Usage Examples for AUTHORITATIVE

  1. On their return home the two girls were both told to go to bed in the Marchesa's good natured authoritative tone but nevertheless Ayala did manage to say a word before she finally adjusted herself on her pillow - "Ayala's Angel" by Anthony Trollope
  2. When Melyn returned to Manhattan with these authoritative papers a great tumult was excited - "Peter Stuyvesant, the Last Dutch Governor of New Amsterdam" by John S. C. Abbott
  3. It was upon the prisoner on the man who up to this time had borne himself with such iron like composure and reserve but who now with every sign of feeling and alarm had started forward and stood surveying her with his hand uplifted in the authoritative manner of a master - "Hand and Ring" by Anna Katharine Green
  4. She slightly turned and addressed herself to a portly velvet clad gentleman of a very authoritative air who arriving late had just shouldered himself into the group about his Excellency - "Audrey" by Mary Johnston
  5. With an authoritative voice which even the chief himself does not use he demands Who brought the sticks - "Through Five Republics on Horseback" by G. Whitfield Ray