Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Simplified) translation of “power”

See all translations

power

noun [U] (CONTROL)
控制
 
 
/paʊər/ US  /paʊɚ/
ability to control people and events
影响力;操控力;势力
I've no power over him - he does what he wants to.
我管不了他——他想干什么就干什么。
Once nicotine has you in its power, it's very difficult to stop smoking.
一旦尼古丁对你起了作用,戒烟就很难了。
She has the power to charm any man she meets.
她有魅力令她碰见的每个男子都神魂颠倒。
Power to control
the amount of political control a person or group has in a country
权力;政权
Does the President have more power than the Prime Minister?
总统是否比总理权力更大?
How long has the Conservative Party been in power?
保守党当政多久了?
The army seized power after five days of anti-government demonstrations.
反政府示威5天后,军方夺取了政权。
Power to control
(Definition of power noun (CONTROL) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “power” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

illusion

an idea or belief that is not true

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

showrooming noun

February 23, 2015
the activity of examining a product in a physical store and then making the purchase with an online retailer Amazon’s new smartphone is specifically designed to make showrooming fast and easy.

Read More