Beijing is likely to work to enhance its authority with governments that are concerned about American high-handedness.
The idea behind the Pope's remarks was not just academic history, but also an effort to enhance the church's moral authority.
The ability to speak with their leader's voice has always enhanced their authority.
This year he enhanced his authority by running for citywide popular election and winning easily.
You can also enhance your authority by choosing carefully which meetings to attend.
Supporters said the bill would reduce board members' interference in day-to-day school operations and enhance the chancellor's authority.
That would require legislation to enhance the state's authority over employees of the state university.
It is not surprising that governors would recommend changes that enhance their own authority.
Those votes enhance my authority in this district, and my worth at City Hall.
Clearly it was in the Crown's interests to stress the unity of the country as a means of enhancing its authority.