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Portuguese translation of “power”

power

noun
 
/paʊ·ər/
B1 [no plural] energy, usually electricity, that is used to make light, heat, etc.
energia, força
nuclear power
[no plural] control over people and things that happen
poder, autoridade
He likes to have power over people.
[no plural] political control in a country
poder, influência
This government has been in power too long.
the legal right to do something
poder, autoridade
I don’t have the power to stop him from publishing this book.
(Definition of power from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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