What does appeal to authority mean?

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  1. appeal to authority(Noun)

    An assertion deemed true because of the position or authority of the person asserting it.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of appeal to authority in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of appeal to authority in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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