Translation of "power" - English-Turkish dictionary

power

noun uk us /paʊər/
CONTROL [ U ]

B2 control or influence over people and events

güç, yetki, kudret
He likes to have power over people.
POLITICS [ U ]

B2 political control in a country

siyasi güç, iktidar, yönetim
They have been in power too long.
When did this government come to power (= start to control the country)?
ENERGY [ U ]

B1 energy, usually electricity, that is used to provide light, heat, etc

elektrik enerjisi
nuclear power
Turn off the power at the main switch.
COUNTRY [ C ]

a country that has a lot of influence over others

güçlü devlet; süper güç
a major world power
OFFICIAL RIGHT [ C, U ]

an official or legal right to do something

yetki, selâhiyet, güç
[ + to do sth ] It's not in my power to stop him publishing this book.
STRENGTH [ U ]

strength or force

güç, kuvvet
ABILITY [ U ]

a natural ability

doğal yetenek
to lose the power of speech
do everything in your power to do sth

to do everything that you are able and allowed to do

gücünün yettiği/yetkili olduğu herşeyi yapmak; yekisini/gücünü kullanmak
I've done everything in my power to help him.
the powers that be

important people who have authority over others

güçlü kimseler; iktidarda olanlar; etkili/yetkili/güçlü şahsiyetler → See also balance of power

(Translation of “power noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)