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English definition of “high-powered”


adjective uk   /ˌhaɪˈpaʊəd/ us    /-ˈpaʊɚd/

high-powered adjective (POWERFUL)

(of machines) very powerful: a high-powered motorbike a high-powered computerPhysically strong and powerful

high-powered adjective (IMPORTANT JOB)

(of people) very successful or having a very important job: a high-powered attorneyImportant people and describing important peopleFamous peopleWealthy people
(Definition of high-powered from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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