high–powered

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adjective high–pow·ered \ˈhī-ˈpau̇(-ə)rd\

Definition of high–powered

  1. 1 :  having great drive, energy, or capacity :  dynamic <a high–powered executive>

  2. 2 :  having or conferring great influence <a high–powered job>

1917

First Known Use of high–powered

1917

Variants of high–powered

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high–power

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HIGH–POWERED Defined for English Language Learners

high–powered

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adjective high–pow·ered \ˈhī-ˈpau̇(-ə)rd\

Definition of high–powered for English Language Learners

  • of a person : very successful, important, and powerful

  • : very energetic or forceful

  • of a machine or device : very powerful


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