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EN[ˈpaʊə(ɹ)] [ˈpaʊ.ə(ɹ)] [ˈpaʊ.ɚ] [ˈpaʊɹ] [ˈpʰaʊ̯ɚ] [ˈpʰaʊ̯ɹ] [-aʊ.ə(ɹ)] [-aʊə(ɹ)]
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Fpuissance WPower
  • Power est un mot anglais signifiant « pouvoir » ou « puissance » (éventuellement électrique). Il peut également désigner :
EN Power

    Definition of power in English Dictionary

  • NomPLpowers
    1. (social) Ability to coerce, influence or control.
      1. An incident which happened about this time will set the characters of these two lads more fairly before the discerning reader than is in the power of the longest dissertation.
      2. The Party seeks power entirely for its own sake. We are not interested in the good of others; we are interested solely in power. Not wealth or luxury or long life or happiness: only power, pure power. [...] We know that no one ever seizes power with the intention of relinquishing it. Power is not a means, it is an end. One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes the revolution in order to establish the dictatorship. The object of persecution is persecution. The object of torture is torture. The object of power is power.
      3. Most of the Himalayan rivers have been relatively untouched by dams near their sources. Now the two great Asian powers, India and China, are rushing to harness them as they cut through some of the world's deepest valleys.
    2. (physical) NU Effectiveness.
      1. He needed a lot of power to hit the ball out of the stadium. ‎
      2. After the pylons collapsed, this town was without power for a few days. ‎
      3. We need a microscope with higher power. ‎
    3. (mathematics).
      1. (biblical, in the plural) In Christian angelology, an intermediate level of angels, ranked above archangels, but exact position varies by classification scheme.
      2. VerbeSGpowersPRpoweringPT, PPpowered
        1. VT To provide power for (a mechanical or electronic device).
          1. This CD player is powered by batteries.
        2. VT To hit or kick something forcefully.
          1. United keeper Edwin van der Sar was the unlikely provider as his clearance found Rooney, who had got ahead of last defender Richard Dunne, and the forward brilliantly controlled a ball coming from over his shoulder before powering a shot past Brad Friedel.
      3. AdjectifCOMmore powerSUPmost power
        1. (Singapore Colloquial English) Impressive.
          1. Check out the POWER Mee Rebus & Lontong in this newly established Nasi Padang coffee shop at Market Street Carpark.
      4. Plus d'exemples
        1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
          • No place to climb? MacGyver your own set-up in a power rack for rope pull-ups or rows. 14 March 2014
          • The amateur tenor, whose vocal villainies / All desire to shirk, / Shall during off-hours, / Exhibit his powers / To Madame Tussaud's waxwork.
          • Robert K. Steel leans forward, speaking in a rapid, excitable burst about the powers that a superregulator might wield over Wall Street one day.
        2. Utilisé au début de la phrase
          • Power to transpeciate a man into a horse. — Sir T. Browne.
        3. Utilisé dans la fin de la phrase
          • Civilizational elites infantilize nonelites to keep them powerless. By letting elites babify us, we lose power.
          • A bow, when bent, springs back by its elastic power.
          • After I undock my laptop, I can run it for about six hours on battery power.
      • Partie du discours Hiérarchie
        1. Adjectifs
          • Noms
            • Noms Dénombrable
              • Singularia tantum
                • Noms Indénombrable
              • Verbes
                • Verbes transitifs
              Liens Connexes:
              1. en powers
              2. en powerful
              3. en powerless
              4. en powerfully
              5. en powered
              Source: Wiktionnaire
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              Meaning of power for the defined word.

              Grammaticalement, ce mot "power" est un adjectif. C'est aussi un nom, plus spécifiquement, un noms dénombrable et un singularia tantum. C'est aussi un verbe, plus spécifiquement, un verbes transitif.
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