power struggle

Definition of power struggle

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

Word by Word Definitions

power play
  1. : ability to act or produce an effect

  2. : ability to get extra-base hits

  3. : capacity for being acted upon or undergoing an effect

  1. : to supply with power and especially motive power

  2. : to give impetus to

  3. : to move about by means of motive power

  1. : operated mechanically or electrically rather than manually

  2. : of, relating to, or utilizing strength

  3. : of, relating to, or being a meal at which influential people discuss business or politics

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

  2. : to proceed with difficulty or with great effort

  1. : contest, strife

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

  3. : tussle


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