Definition of disempower
: to deprive of power, authority, or influence : make weak, ineffectual, or unimportant
disempowermentplay \-mənt\ noun
Examples of disempower in a Sentence
They have been disempowered by a society that believes they are intellectually inferior.
Recent Examples of disempower from the Web
SAG-AFTRA contends that management is trying to disempower the union altogether by demanding rollbacks, instituting a two-tier salary system and eliminating the union’s ability to enforce various contract clauses through arbitration.
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DISEMPOWER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of disempower for English Language Learners
: to cause (a person or a group of people) to be less likely than others to succeed : to prevent (a person or group) from having power, authority, or influence
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