Translation of "power" - English-Japanese dictionary


noun uk /paʊ·ər/ us /ˈpɑʊ·ər/

B1 [ no plural ] energy, usually electricity, that is used to make light, heat, etc.

nuclear power

[ no plural ] control over people and things that happen

(人間の)力, 支配
He likes to have power over people.

[ no plural ] political control in a country

(政治的な)権力, 政権
This government has been in power too long.

the legal right to do something

(法的な)権限, 権利
I don’t have the power to stop him from publishing this book.

(Translation of “power” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)