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The ability or capacity to do something
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“He was an outstanding speaker with the power to charm and invigorate his audience.”
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Physical strength or force
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“Moving the heavy machinery into place required all the power and strength he could muster.”
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Political or social authority or control
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“The federal government has the power to make laws and to collect taxes.”
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The ability to overpower someone or something
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“He was an abusive and narcissistic person who exerted power over those close to him.”
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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.”
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(of speech) Level of persuasiveness
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“The power of his words and arguments would ensure his victory in the debate.”
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(a power of, dialectal) A great deal of something
“He had done a power of work on the project and was expectant of results very soon.”
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Electrical or mechanical energy
“Mr. Burns ran the local plant that provided power to the homes in Springfield.”
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Freedom or liberty accorded to an individual
“You have the power to choose your own destiny in this society.”
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(of a government or government official) Position of governance for a country
“The president had already gained notoriety for his tweets on Twitter during his first year in power.”
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(mathematics) 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.”
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Having, showing, or characterized by force or violent energy
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(of a person) The quality of having a high personal standing or status
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The capabilities or efficiency of a machine or product
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The property of being sprightly
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An agent or someone who has the power to control the outcome of something
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A form of magic designed to allow for worship or conjuration of, or communication with spirits or deities
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The state or condition of being undaunted
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A document giving official permission
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A skill, talent or ability that provides one with a distinct advantage
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The medium, method, or instrument used to obtain a result or achieve an end
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Cardinality
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The most important or essential part of something
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The consequence brought about by a particular event
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An intense, sharp, or striking quality
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A person's intellectual understanding of a particular subject
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Person who has great power, many possessions
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Government of a country by its own people, especially after having been a colony
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Whatever it takes
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Emotional force or attraction
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A person who or a thing which influences
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The faculty by which a person decides on and initiates action
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A god or goddess
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The act of pulling something along a surface using motive power
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The effects or influence of something, typically a chemical or substance
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Nobility
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Power, strength
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An instruction, command, or role given to a person or group
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The action or process of persuading someone or of being persuaded to do or believe something
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Fluent or persuasive speaking or writing
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The distance from the top or surface to the bottom of something
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The state or fact of being crude or vulgar
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An attribute, quality, or characteristic of something
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A military or industrial establishment
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The position of being the champion of a major sports competition
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The use of persuasion or intimidation to make someone do something
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To supply an object with mechanical or electrical energy
“Electricity, rather than gas, will power the company's new line of vehicles.”
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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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To replace or enhance human labor with machines
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(sometimes figuratively) To give a boost or energy to
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To suffuse with vigor, life, energy, or spirit
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To be or to provide an advantage to
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