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stamp one's authority (or personality or style etc.) on

Definition of stamp one's authority or personality or style etc. on in English:

Have a strong or permanent influence on: he must be able to stamp his authority on the team
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  • The prime minister, has moved swiftly to attempt to stamp his authority on Somalia's 10 million citizens.
  • Yet they also feel he has still to come up with the policy initiatives required to stamp his authority on his department.
  • Despite a move to his favoured central position the England captain failed to stamp his authority on the game.
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