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empower

verb

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1 to give official or legal power to
  • the federal agency empowered to collect taxes

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2 to make able or possible
  • workshops in financial management to empower workers to plan for their retirement

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The first known use of empower was in 1648

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“Empower.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/empower. Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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