high-powered

adjective
high-pow·​ered | \ ˈhī-ˈpau̇(-ə)rd How to pronounce high-powered (audio) \
variants: or less commonly high-power \ ˈhī-​ˈpau̇(-​ə)r How to pronounce high-power (audio) \

Definition of high-powered

1 : having great drive, energy, or capacity : dynamic a high-powered executive
2 : having or conferring great influence a high-powered job

First Known Use of high-powered

1917, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“High-powered.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/high-powered. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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high-powered

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English Language Learners Definition of high-powered

of a person : very successful, important, and powerful
: very energetic or forceful
of a machine or device : very powerful

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