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power

noun
 
 
/paʊər/
CONTROL [U] B2 control or influence over people and events
власть, влияние
He likes to have power over people.Power to control
POLITICS [U] B2 political control in a country
власть
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
энергия
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
держава
a major world powerDiplomacy and mediation
OFFICIAL RIGHT [C, U] an official or legal right to do something
право, полномочие
[+ to do sth] It's not in my power to stop him publishing this book.Power to control
STRENGTH [U] strength or force
сила, могущество
economic/military power Power and intensityEnergy, force and power
ABILITY [U] a natural ability
способность, дар
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
делать все возможное
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
сильные мира сего, власть имущие
→  See also balance of power People in charge of or controlling other peopleBosses, managers and directors
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