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English definition of “high-powered”

high-powered

adjective uk   /ˌhaɪˈpaʊəd/ us    /-ˈpaʊɚd/

high-powered adjective (POWERFUL)

(of machines) very powerful: a high-powered motorbike a high-powered computer

high-powered adjective (IMPORTANT JOB)

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