Übersetzung von “power” — Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch


noun uk /paʊ·ər/ us /ˈpɑʊ·ər/

B1 [ no plural ] energy, usually electricity, that is used to make light, heat, etc.

nuclear power

[ no plural ] control over people and things that happen

poder, autoridad
He likes to have power over people.

[ no plural ] political control in a country

poder, influencia
This government has been in power too long.

the legal right to do something

poder, autoridad
I don’t have the power to stop him from publishing this book.

(Übersetzung von “power” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈpauə/

(an) ability

poder; facultad, capacidad, habilidad
A witch has magic power
A cat has the power of seeing in the dark
He no longer has the power to walk.

strength, force or energy

energía, fuerza
muscle power
water power
(also adjective) a power tool (=a tool operated by electricity etc. not by hand).

authority or control

political groups fighting for power
How much power does the Queen have?
I have him in my power at last

a right belonging to eg a person in authority

poder; autoridad
The police have the power of arrest.

a person with great authority or influence

persona poderosa/influyente, pez gordo
He is quite a power in the town.

a strong and influential country

the Western powers.

(mathematics) the result obtained by multiplying a number by itself a given number of times

2  2  2 or 23 is the third power of 2, or 2 to the power of 3.
powered adjective

supplied with mechanical power

accionado, movido por
The machine is powered by electricity
an electrically-powered machine.
powerful adjective

having great strength, influence etc

potente; poderoso
a powerful engine
He’s powerful in local politics.
powerfully adverb

potentemente; poderosamente
powerfulness noun

potencia; poder
powerless adjective

having no power

impotente; sin autoridad
The king was powerless to prevent the uprising.
powerlessness noun

impotencia; falta de autoridad
power cut/failure noun

a break in the electricity supply

corte de corriente, apagón, corte del suministro eléctrico
We had a power cut last night.
power-driven adjective

worked by electricity or other mechanical means, not by hand

a motor, mecánico
power-driven machinery.
power point noun

a socket on a wall etc into which an electric plug can be fitted.

toma de corriente
power station noun

a building where electricity is produced

central eléctrica
a nuclear power station.
power tool noun

a tool that is powered by electricity.

Herramienta Eléctrica
be in power

(of a political party) to be the governing party

estar en el poder
The National Party is currently in power.

(Übersetzung von “power” aus dem PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)