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AFAir Force
AFAcronym Finder (AcronymFinder.com website)
AFAutomatic Focus (camera)
AFATM Forum
AFAuto-Flash
AFAuto-Focus
AFAddress Family (sockets)
AFStore(s) Ship
AFAfrica (regional designation of the Peace Corps)
AFAs F*ck
AFAfghanistan
AFAffiliate
AFAllied Force (flight simulator game)
AFArmed Forces
AFAccounting and Finance
AFApplied For
AFAcre-Feet
AFAir Filter
AFAmerican Flag
AFArthritis Foundation
AFAlchohol Free
AFAbercrombie & Fitch
AFAir France (airline code)
AFAlways Fresh
AFAviation Fuel
AFAdministration and Finance (various organizations)
AFAtrial Flutter
AFArtifact (gamin, Final Fantasy)
AFAssociation Football (blog)
AFAfghani (currency of Afghanistan)
AFAtrial Fibrillation (also seen as Afebrile)
AFArcade Fire (band)
AFAthlete's Foot
AFAgriculture Forest (zoning category)
AFAmerican Fork (city in Utah)
AFAffix
AFAretha Franklin (singer)
AFAirframe
AFAfrican Affairs (US State Department)
AFAlliance Française
AFAudio Frequency
AFAttack Force
AFArchitecture Foundation (various locations)
AFAdoptive Father
AFAl Fine (Italian: to the end)
AFAir Freight
AFAward Fee
AFAs Found
AFAmniotic Fluid
AFAcre Foot
AFAsia Foundation
AFAnisotropic Filtering
AFAppropriated Fund
AFAnti-Flag (band)
AFAddress Field
AFAlliance Francophone (French language organization; various locations)
AFArtemis Fowl (book series, movie)
AFArtemis Fowl (book)
AFAmphibious Force (US DoD)
AFArbejdsformidling (DK)
AFAsian Female
AFAstoria Financial Corporation (stock symbol)
AFAnglo-French
AFAgnostic Front (punk/hardcore band)
AFAllocations Familiales (French, family benefits office)
AFAcademy Fantasia (various locations; reality TV show)
AFAddams Family (TV show)
AFAfter Forever (band)
AFAir Freshener
AFAmerican Forests
AFAnal Fissure (disease)
AFApplication Function
AFAnarchist Federation (UK)
AFAdvanced Function
AFAunt Flo (slang for menstrual period)
AFAs Freak
AFAnglia Farmers (UK)
AFAeon Flux (TV show)
AFAssured Forwarding
AFAssured Forwarding (Differentiated Services Code Point)
AFAs Fed (actual weight of cattle feed)
AFAuthority Figure
AFAuto-Feed
AFAustralia Fair (national anthem)
AFAdmiral of the Fleet
AFAlternating Field (demagnetization)
AFAkademiska Föreningen (Lund, Sweden)
AFAd Finem (Latin: to the end)
AFAft Fuselage
AFAmerican Field (dog breed registry)
AFAnimation Factory
AFAmazing Fantasy (comic books)
AFAgreed Framework (between United States and Democratic People's Republic of Korea)
AFAlternative Frequency
AFAcceleration Factor
AFAnime Fantasy
AFAuxiliary Carry Flag
AFActive Flow
AFAirway Facilities
AFAtomic Fluorescence
AFAlternative Forum (Suriname)
AFActivity Factor
AFAmplify and Forward
AFAntenna Factor
AFAfter Ford (Brave New World)
AFAmerican Freightways
AFAvailability Factor
AFAnimal Forest (game)
AFAnaerobic Filter
AFAmiga Format (magazine, now defunct, for Amiga computers)
AFAlleged Father (DNA testing; paternity determination)
AFAtom Films
AFAfter Future (Dragonball gaming)
AFAcross Flats
AFAdded Factor
AFAmmunition Factory (Pune, India)
AFAutofrettage (metal fabrication technique)
AFAfghan Film
AFAkademikernes Fellesorganisasjon
AFAlmond Flour
AFAnti-Ferromagnetic (also seen as AFM)
AFAdjust Fire
AFApplicable Fare (airlines)
AFAhrens Fox (Fire Truck manufacturer)
AFAssets Forfeiture
AFAuto-Framed
AFAbsorption Fraction
AFAugmentation Force(s)
AFAlliance Forums
AFAutomatic Following
AFAuxiliary Feed
AFApproximate Factorization
AFAuxiliary Funds
AFArkitektförbundet
AFAichi Forge (Georgetown, KY)
AFAllowance Factor
AFAmpere Frame
AFAcronym Fatigue
AFAncestry File (genealogy)
AFActivity Finish
AFAttack Flamingo (band)
AFArtists Forum, Inc.
AFAlabama & Florida Railway Company
AFArthacharya Foundation (Sri Lanka)
AFAfter Funimation (Dragon Ball)
AFAmerican Fractional (tools)
AFAmahoro Foundation
AFActum Fide (Latin: done in faith)
AFAvailability of the Fiber Cable
AFArtificially Feeding/Fed
AFArchitectures and Framework
AFAgromart Foundation (Sri Lanka)
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For example, the first and sole authority figures for most children are their parents.
Bar Advertising Counsel Elizabeth Tarbert said the Bar had sent copies of the proposed new amendments to everyone who had filed comments on the pending rules, members of the Special Committee on Lawyer Referral Services, several people who had appeared before the Standing Committee on Advertising on this issue, and several filers of ads using authority figures as spokespersons.
(in press) analyzed the effects of an authority figure in the social judgement of human behaviour.
Because superb organizations are not run by authority figures who are expected to have all the answers; they are run by a number of people who all have good ideas, who are needed in many ways, and who can hurt the organization.
Laboratory studies in the 1950s and 1960s laid the groundwork for the Stanford Prison Experiment by probing volunteers' conformity in the face of social pressure, chilling obedience to cruel authority figures, and unwillingness to aid needy strangers.
As both Hannah Arendt and Zora Neale Hurston recognized, and indeed as most contemporary political scientists and literary critics would agree, authority figures are able to exercise power for reasons that are complex; authority is not a simple matter of physical or intellectual coercion.
Many see me as an authority figure and come to me with their complaints, which gives me an edge when dealing with a crisis.
Though the coach is an authority figure who formulates the discipline of the team and is accountable for its actions, he must also make the players feel part of the management team.
"The seniors give the students an anchor of sorts," she explains, noting that they serve as nonjudgmental sounding boards, with students often finding it easier to confide in their mentors than in a parent or other authority figure. "I just wasn't making it in my old school," says one 15-year-old student.
"Listen, you big, pompous blowhard," we've all yelled into the face of some authority figure at least once in our dreams as we jabbed a rigid index finger into the offender's chest, "you're absolutely, completely and totally wrong."
This will, we believe, make for a more compassionate and flexible society, as we strive to meet each other where we're at, without any authority figure trying to tell anyone else where to float.
What if, in completing some errand on a Friday, I run into an authority figure from work who assumed that I was sick in bed?
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