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English definition of “power”

power

verb [T]
 
 
/paʊər/
to supply energy to a machine and make it work: [often passive] The clock is powered by two small batteries.Machinery and machinesHousehold equipment and domestic choresFuelsPetroleum products especially when used as fuel
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