Adjective(1) of or relating to a magistrate(2) offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power(3) used of a person's appearance or behavior; befitting an eminent person
(1) In 1883 Howitt's magisterial district was enlarged to include south Gippsland.(2) Hay addresses magisterial misconduct in ├ö├ç├┐Dread of the Crown Office: the English Magistracy and King's Bench 1740-1800├ö├ç├û.(3) William Randolph Hearst was, as the author of this magisterial study rightly says, a major force in American politics and journalism for half a century.(4) In Schumann's Fourth Symphony his measured speeds are so subtly controlled that again squareness is avoided, while Emil Gilels gives a magisterial account of the Piano Concerto, crisply lightened in the central Intermezzo.(5) The short volume is composed of a set of lectures that Keegan, author of such magisterial works as The First World War and Fields of Battle, wrote in 1988 for the British Broadcasting System.(6) Possibly only Professor Peter Groenewegen, the author of a magisterial biography of the English economist Alfred Marshall, could surpass him in this.(7) According to the provincial deputy director of traffic operations, fines between R1000 and R2500 were issued depending on magisterial districts.(8) With jurisdiction limited to the Johannesburg magisterial district, the court will have the power of an ordinary magistrate's court and will be able to issue fines up to R10 000 or a term of imprisonment of no longer than six months.(9) Volume 2 of Roy Foster's magisterial biography of W. B. Yeats opens in 1915, when Yeats was in his fiftieth year and at a crossroads in his life.(10) He will not be able to change his residential address or leave the magisterial district without approval from the head of community corrections.(11) Whereafter I was confined to the capital city of Windhoek, the magisterial district, I had to hand in my passport and report to the police station several times a week for a couple of months.(12) With its deep research, compelling subject, clear analysis, and magisterial yet accessible authorial voice, Black Prisoners and Their World will be a standard point of reference for years to come.(13) Hogue shares some of the same goals as other magisterial candidates, citing more jobs and better roads as some primary needs in Casey County.(14) In this magisterial tour d' horizon of the changing 20 th-century US presidency, Stephen Graubard argues that war and the threat of war have been factors as salient in the development of the presidency as the personalities involved.(15) ├ö├ç├┐The board wants to give choices to our citizens,├ö├ç├û said Patricia O'Bannon, Tuckahoe magisterial district supervisor on the Henrico County board of supervisors.(16) As a subject area, philosophy still suffers from an image problem sometimes, whether as austere, magisterial or downright difficult, so this reassurance seems entirely appropriate.
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