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Translation of "power" - English-Polish dictionary

power

noun     /paʊər/
CONTROL [U]
B2 control or influence over people and events władza He likes to have power over people.Power to control
POLITICS [U]
B2 political control in a country władza They have been in power too long. When did this government come to power (= start to control the country)?Power to controlRuling and governing
ENERGY [U]
B1 energy, usually electricity, that is used to provide light, heat, etc energia, moc nuclear power Turn off the power at the main switch.Electricity and electronicsEnergy, force and powerPower and intensity
COUNTRY [C]
a country that has a lot of influence over others mocarstwo, potęga a major world powerDiplomacy and mediation
OFFICIAL RIGHT [C, U]
an official or legal right to do something uprawnienie, moc, władza [+ to do sth] It's not in my power to stop him publishing this book.Power to control
STRENGTH [U]
strength or force siła, potęga economic/military power Power and intensityEnergy, force and power
ABILITY [U]
a natural ability zdolność, umiejętność to lose the power of speechSkill, talent and ability
do everything in your power to do sth
to do everything that you are able and allowed to do zrobić lub uczynić wszystko, co w czyjejś mocy I've done everything in my power to help him.Trying and making an effortEffort and expending energy
the powers that be
important people who have authority over others władze →  See also balance of power People in charge of or controlling other peopleBosses, managers and directors
(Definition of power noun from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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