Definition of firepower
1 a : the capacity (as of a military unit) to deliver effective fire on a target b : effective fire
2 a : effective power or force <intellectual firepower> b : 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>
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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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