empower

  • 1 EMPOWER — (Education Means Protection Of Women Engaged in Recreation) or Moolniti Songserm Okard Pooying ( th. มูลนิธิส่งเสริมโอกาสผู้หญิง) is a non profit organisation in Thailand that supports sex workers by offering free classes in language, health, law …

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  • 2 EmPower — 15 Volt Stecker EmPower ist ein für Flugzeuge entwickeltes Bord Energieversorgungssystem der US amerikanischen Firma Astronics AES. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 EmPower 15 Volt Gleichstrom …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 3 EMPOWER — (Akronym für Education Means Protection Of Women Engaged in Recreation, auch bekannt als Center for Sex Workers Protection, in Thai: มูลนิธิส่งเสริมโอกาสผู้หญิง, Mun nithi Songsoem Okaad Phuying) ist eine thailändische gemeinnützige Organisation …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 4 empower — em‧pow‧er [ɪmˈpaʊə ǁ ər] verb [transitive] formal LAW to give a person or an organization the power or the legal right to do something: empower somebody to do something • The President is empowered to appoint judges to the Supreme Court. * * *… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 5 empower — em·pow·er /im pau̇ ər/ vt: to give official authority or legal power to no branch of government should be empower ed unilaterally to impose a serious penalty L. H. Tribe Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 empower — empower, empowerment Empower is a 17c verb meaning ‘to give power or authority to’. In the 1970s it acquired a new meaning, ‘to make (someone) able to do something’, implying the freedom to adopt moral values and principles of one s choice as… …

    Modern English usage

  • 7 Empower — Em*pow er, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Empowered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Empowering}.] 1. To give authority to; to delegate power to; to commission; to authorize (having commonly a legal force); as, the Supreme Court is empowered to try and decide cases,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 empower — empower, empowerment → empoderar(se) …

    Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • 9 empower — 1650s, used by Milton, but the modern popularity dates from 1986; from EN (Cf. en ) (1) + POWER (Cf. power). Related: Empowered; empowering; empowerment …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 10 empower — *enable Analogous words: *authorize, commission, accredit, license: train, instruct, discipline, *teach: endow, endue (see DOWER) Contrasted words: debar, disbar, shut out, rule out, *exclude …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 11 empower — [v] authorize, enable accredit, allow, capacitate, charge, commission, delegate, entitle, entrust, grant, invest, legitimize, license, okay, permit, privilege, qualify, sanction, vest, warrant; concepts 50,88 Ant. disenfranchise, refuse, reject,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 12 empower — ► VERB 1) give authority or power to; authorize. 2) give strength and confidence to. DERIVATIVES empowerment noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 empower — [em pou′ər, impou′ər] vt. 1. to give power or authority to; authorize [Congress is empowered to levy taxes] 2. to give ability to; enable; permit empowerment n …

    English World dictionary

  • 14 Empower — Variants of the term empower occur in:* Empower America, a conservative think tank in the U.S. * EMPOWER, a Thai organization supporting sex workers * EmPower (aircraft power adapter), a standard for 15 Volt DC power outlets in passenger… …

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  • 15 empower — [[t]ɪmpa͟ʊə(r)[/t]] empowers, empowering, empowered 1) VERB If someone is empowered to do something, they have the authority or power to do it. [FORMAL] [be V ed to inf] The army is now empowered to operate on a shoot to kill basis... [V n to… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 empower — UK [ɪmˈpaʊə(r)] / US [emˈpaʊr] verb [transitive] Word forms empower : present tense I/you/we/they empower he/she/it empowers present participle empowering past tense empowered past participle empowered 1) to give someone more control over their… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 empower — v. (H) to empower smb. to do smt. * * * [ɪm paʊə] (H) to empower smb. to do smt …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 18 empower — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. enable, endow, invest; authorize, license, commission. See permission, power. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. grant, authorize, enable, permit; see allow 1 , approve 1 , commission , enable . III …

    English dictionary for students

  • 19 empower — em|pow|er [ımˈpauə US ˈpaur] v [T] 1.) to give someone more control over their own life or situation ▪ The Voting Rights Act was needed to empower minority groups. 2.) formal to give a person or organization the legal right to do something be… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 empower — em|pow|er [ em paur ] verb transitive 1. ) FORMAL to give a person or organization the legal authority to do something: a court empowered to review the decisions of a lower court 2. ) to give someone more control over their life or more power to… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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