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Natural ability, or abilities, in a particular field
The governmental management of public affairs
Plural for the ability or capacity to do something
“He was an outstanding speaker with the power to charm and invigorate his audience.”
Plural for physical strength or force
“Moving the heavy machinery into place required all the power and strength he could muster.”
Plural for political or social authority or control
“The federal government has the power to make laws and to collect taxes.”
Plural for the ability to overpower someone or something
“He was an abusive and narcissistic person who exerted power over those close to him.”
Plural for a state or country viewed in terms of its political or military strength
“Great Britain was once a great colonial power whose legacy can still be seen in many countries today.”
(of speech) Plural for having a high level of persuasiveness
“The power of his words and arguments would ensure his victory in the debate.”
(a power of, dialectal) Plural for a great deal of something
“He had done a power of work on the project and was expectant of results very soon.”
Plural for electrical or mechanical energy
“Mr. Burns ran the local plant that provided power to the homes in Springfield.”
Plural for freedom or liberty accorded to an individual
“You have the power to choose your own destiny in this society.”
(of a government or government official) Plural for position of governance for a country
“The president had already gained notoriety for his tweets on Twitter during his first year in power.”
(mathematics) Plural for a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself
“A number raised to the power of zero is always equal to 1.”
To be or to provide an advantage to
To supply an object with mechanical or electrical energy
“Electricity, rather than gas, will power the company's new line of vehicles.”
To direct something with great force
“The tennis player was known for his forceful serves and would regularly power the ball straight down the line against his helpless opponents.”
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