Definition of firepower
1a : the capacity (as of a military unit) to deliver effective fire on a targetb : effective fire
2a : effective power or force intellectual firepowerb : the scoring ability of a team or player
Examples of firepower in a sentence
The army didn't have the firepower to defeat the invaders.
right now the President doesn't have the political firepower to push his programs through Congress
First Known Use of firepower
FIREPOWER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of firepower for English Language Learners
: the amount or strength of military weapons that can be used against an enemy
: effective power or force
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