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English definition of “power”

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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