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English definition of “power”


verb [T]     /ˈpaʊər/
to provide a machine , computer , vehicle , etc. with the energy it needs to work effectively : be powered by sth There is increasing interest in cars powered by alternative fuels , such as ethanol or clean diesel . Most computers are now powered by Intel chips .
to make something happen in a faster or more effective way: The supermarket's strong performance was powered by a 39% increase in sales of organic produce .
(Definition of power verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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