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power in English:

1. powerful powerful


He is powerful.
He has powerful connections in the publishing industry.
A nation need not necessarily be powerful to be great.
In South Korea, the most powerful member of a family, usually the oldest living male, has the power to send members of his family to a psychiatric hospital as he sees fit.
The megalomaniac differs from the narcissist by the fact that he wishes to be powerful rather than charming, and seeks to be feared rather than loved. To this type belong many lunatics and most of the great men of history.
That is what I will try to do – to speak the truth as best I can, humbled by the task before us, and firm in my belief that the interests we share as human beings are far more powerful than the forces that drive us apart.
In real life kings are powerful, but in chess they're pretty much worthless.
When two powerful forces with opposite ideals come face to face, it's time for a showdown.
Last week the powerful Keidanren called on Tokyo to lift the ban.
What would happen if two powerful nations with different languages - such as United States and China - would agree upon the experimental teaching of Esperanto in elementary schools?
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
In ancient Rome, the bodyguards who surrounded the wealthy and powerful to protect them when they walked the streets, were called satellites.
The powerful farming lobby is pressurizing the government to change the law.
A dog’s powerful sense of smell helps it find illegal objects in people’s luggage.
Undoubtedly, one of the film's biggest assets is Joseph Gordon-Levitt, who gives a powerful performance as the title character.

English word "power"(powerful) occurs in sets:

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2. control over people and events control over people and events



English word "power"(control over people and events) occurs in sets:

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3. a natural ability a natural ability



4. powerless


The president appeared powerless.
The army was powerless against such an invasion.
The police seemed powerless to stop the murders.
[+ to do sth] The police were powerless to stop the fighting. When the huge wave hit the boat, he was powerless. He could only stand and watch as the boat sunk.
Human beings are powerless before nature.
She's weak, powerless. A mere human.

5. is the ability to stimulate productive action



6. the ability to control or influence people or events



English word "power"(the ability to control or influence people or events) occurs in sets:

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7. electronic


The good thing about this electronic dictionary is that it's easy to carry.
Electronic news media is our primary source of information.
This singer's genre of music is electronic.
He spends a lot of money on electronic equipment.
Electronic commerce began to spread rapidly.
Once you get used to electronic media, you can no longer do without them.
At Wimbledon there are now special electronic machines to judge the serves.
The amount of smoke that comes out of an electronic cigarette isn't bad at all.
Do you have an electronic typewriter?
Theremin: The world's first electronic musical instrument, made by Russian physicist Lev Sergeivitch Termen in 1920.
Japanese cameras, cars, and hi-fi equipment are used widely abroad, and few modern industries can manage without advanced electronic equipment developed in Japan.
In recent years electronic computers have become increasingly important.
I bought a new ball point pen with an electronic watch especially for this test.
All that's required is one injection and some electronic devices.
electronic car

8. prestige


a prestige hotel
You know, for a man of renowned prestige and rang he has a remarkably poor taste.
Several universities in this country enjoy great prestige.
I tried to repair his damaged prestige.
It is often assumed that this success means wealth, prestige or fame.

9. empower


I empower you to destroy all the documents.
The President is empowered to appoint judges to the Supreme Court.
Education can empower you.
A good education empowers people and gives them the confidence to succeed in life.
The boss empowered employees to decide about many matters.
The Voting Rights Act was needed to empower minority groups.
The first step in empowering the poorest sections of society is making sure they vote
This amendment empowers the president to declare an emergency for a wide range of reasons.
the law would empower to designate
So long as our relationship is defined by our differences, we will empower those who sow hatred rather than peace, and who promote conflict rather than the cooperation that can help all of our people achieve justice and prosperity.

English word "power"(empower) occurs in sets:

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10. force


I consider the Jehovah's witnesses who knock on my door all the time to be no different from religious zealots trying to force their beliefs on me.
Don't force me.
Some learned writers have compared a Scorpion to an Epigram, because as the sting of the Scorpion lyeth in the tayl, so the force and virtue of an epigram is in the conclusion.
Where there is no common power, there is no law, where no law, no injustice. Force, and fraud, are in war the cardinal virtues.
The restraining role that the community once played is losing its force as adults become reluctant to reprimand other people's unruly children.
Among the people of the colonies suffering under Earth's tyranny a force emerges intending to overthrow the status quo through terrorism.
Up till now America has called itself the world's police and continued suppression relying on military force.
Career opportunities, flex-time, satellite offices, and more childcare facilities are required to make women at home join the work force.
Boeing's safety experts have joined others in the industry to form an international task force to try to eliminate one particular kind of air crash known as controlled flight into terrain, CFIT.
This is not about my capabilities. Even if I never had heard the slightest sound of english, I still could kneel down and put my face on the ground to show my submission. But who can force me into that?
The sexes differ, not only in stature and muscular force, but perhaps even more decisively in temperament, and this must early have given rise to a corresponding division of labour.
The police were able to control the crowd by sheer force of numbers. The force of gravity. Fishermen are always at the mercy of the forces of nature. Force of habit.
They are forced to commit further, often more violent crimes, until the situation gets totally out of control.