Bedeutung von “power” — Learner’s Dictionary

power

noun us uk /paʊər/
Extra Examples
She seems to exult in her power.I will do everything in my power to facilitate the process.I don't have the power to override his decision.God's power is infinite.This is another illustration of the power of the media.
CONTROL [ U ]

B2 control or influence over people and events:

He likes to have power over people.
POLITICS [ U ]

B2 political control in a country:

They have been in power too long.
When did this government come to power (= start to control the country)?
ENERGY [ U ]

B1 energy, usually electricity, that is used to provide light, heat, etc:

nuclear power
Turn off the power at the main switch.
COUNTRY [ C ]

a country that has a lot of influence over others:

a major world power
OFFICIAL RIGHT [ C, U ]

an official or legal right to do something:

[ + to do sth ] It's not in my power to stop him publishing this book.
STRENGTH [ U ]
ABILITY [ U ]

a natural ability:

to lose the power of speech
do everything in your power to do sth

to do everything that you are able and allowed to do:

I've done everything in my power to help him.
the powers that be

important people who have authority over others

→ See also balance of power

(Definition von “power noun” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)