Translation of "power" - English-Polish dictionary

power

noun uk us /paʊər/
CONTROL [ U ]

B2 control or influence over people and events

władza
He likes to have power over people.
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)?
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.
COUNTRY [ C ]

a country that has a lot of influence over others

mocarstwo, potęga
a major world power
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.
STRENGTH [ U ]

strength or force

siła, potęga
ABILITY [ U ]

a natural ability

zdolność, umiejętność
to lose the power of speech
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.
the powers that be

important people who have authority over others

władze → See also balance of power

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