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"firepower" in British English

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firepowernoun [U]

uk   /ˈfaɪə.paʊər/  us   /ˈfaɪr.paʊ.ɚ/
(Definition of firepower from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"firepower" in American English

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firepowernoun [U]

 us   /ˈfɑɪərˌpɑʊ·ər/
the ​ability to ​destroy things using ​weapons: The ​smallforce could not ​withstand the enemy’s ​superior firepower. Firepower is also the things, such as ​money or ​skill, that you need to ​produceresults: The ​campaigns are ​focusingtheirfinancial firepower on Florida.
(Definition of firepower from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"firepower" in Business English

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firepowernoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈfaɪəpaʊər/ informal
the ​amount of ​money or ​influence that a ​company, ​person, etc. has, especially an ​amount that gives them the ​opportunity to do something: Some ​shareholders fear that he ​lacks the necessary firepower to ​tackle the ​job of ​financedirector.
(Definition of firepower from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “firepower”
in Chinese (Simplified) (军队的)火力…
in Chinese (Traditional) (軍隊的)火力…
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