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Translation of "power" - English-Spanish dictionary

power

noun /ˈpauə/
(an) ability poder; facultad, capacidad, habilidad A witch has magic power A cat has the power of seeing in the dark He no longer has the power to walk. strength, force or energy energía, fuerza muscle power water power (also adjective) a power tool (=a tool operated by electricity etc. not by hand). authority or control poder political groups fighting for power How much power does the Queen have? I have him in my power at last a right belonging to eg a person in authority poder; autoridad The police have the power of arrest. a person with great authority or influence persona poderosa/influyente, pez gordo He is quite a power in the town. a strong and influential country potencia the Western powers. (mathematics) the result obtained by multiplying a number by itself a given number of times potencia 2  2  2 or 23 is the third power of 2, or 2 to the power of 3. powered adjective supplied with mechanical power accionado, movido por The machine is powered by electricity an electrically-powered machine. powerful adjective having great strength, influence etc potente; poderoso a powerful engine He’s powerful in local politics. powerfully adverb potentemente; poderosamente powerfulness noun potencia; poder powerless adjective having no power impotente; sin autoridad The king was powerless to prevent the uprising. powerlessness noun impotencia; falta de autoridad power cut/failure noun a break in the electricity supply corte de corriente, apagón, corte del suministro eléctrico We had a power cut last night. power-driven adjective worked by electricity or other mechanical means, not by hand a motor, mecánico power-driven machinery. power point noun a socket on a wall etc into which an electric plug can be fitted. toma de corriente power station noun a building where electricity is produced central eléctrica a nuclear power station. power tool noun a tool that is powered by electricity. Herramienta Eléctrica be in power (of a political party) to be the governing party estar en el poder The National Party is currently in power.
(Definition of power from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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