Meaning of “powerhouse” in the English Dictionary

"powerhouse" in American English

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powerhousenoun [ C ]

us /ˈpɑʊ·ərˌhɑʊs/

a person, organization, or country with a lot of energy, power, or influence:

The country is the economic powerhouse of the European Union.

(Definition of “powerhouse” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"powerhouse" in Business English

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powerhousenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpaʊəˌhaʊs/ us

a country or an organization that has a lot of influence, power, or energy:

corporate/economic/financial powerhouses Analysts still believe that China and India will become the economic powerhouses of the world.
a marketing/media/publishing powerhouse

a person who has a lot of strength and energy:

He was a powerhouse of ideas.

(Definition of “powerhouse” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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