Bedeutung von "power" Essential English Dictionary


noun uk /paʊər/

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:

He likes to have power over people.

[ no plural ] political control in a country:

This government has been in power too long.

the legal right to do something:

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

(Definition von "power" von Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)