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English definition of “power”

power

adjective [before noun]     /ˈpaʊər/
operated by electricity or a motor: power tools a power drill
used to describe something that shows that you are a busy important person in a company: She was wearing her trademark power suit for the meeting.
(Definition of power adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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