power struggle

Definition of power struggle

  1. :  a fight for control The power struggle between the two owners destroyed the company.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  ability to act or produce an effect

    :  ability to get extra-base hits

    :  capacity for being acted upon or undergoing an effect

  1. :  to supply with power and especially motive power

    :  to give impetus to

    :  to move about by means of motive power

  1. :  operated mechanically or electrically rather than manually

    :  of, relating to, or utilizing strength

    :  powerful

  1. :  to make strenuous or violent efforts in the face of difficulties or opposition

    :  to proceed with difficulty or with great effort

  1. :  contest, strife

    :  a violent effort or exertion :  an act of strongly motivated striving

    :  tussle

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