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English definition of “high-powered”

high-powered

adjective /ˈhɑɪˈpɑʊ·ərd/

high-powered adjective (POWERFUL)

having a lot of power or strength: a high-powered microscope

high-powered adjective (IMPORTANT)

having the skill, experience, knowledge, or authority needed to get important things done: He’s one of the most high-powered men in the capital.
(Definition of high-powered from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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