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high-poweredadjective

/ˈhɑɪˈpɑʊ·ərd/
  • high-powered adjective (POWERFUL)

having a lot of power or strength: a high-powered microscope
  • high-powered adjective (IMPORTANT)

having the skill, experience, knowledge, or authority needed to get important things done: He’s one of the most high-powered men in the capital.
(Definition of high-powered from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"high-powered" in Business English

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high-poweredadjective

uk   /ˌhaɪˈpaʊəd/ us   also high-power
used to describe machines, equipment, weapons, etc. that are very powerful: a high-powered computer/engine/laser
used to describe people who are very successful or in an important position: a high-powered executive/lawyer/lobbyist
a high-powered job is a very important one: It took me a year to find something and then I landed a high-powered job in sales.
(Definition of high-powered from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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