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powers

noun
plural of power

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1 the right or means to command or control others
  • the emir has nearly complete power over the emirate

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2 a natural ability of the mind or body
  • dogs have a very highly developed power of smell

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3 something with a usable capacity for doing work
  • nuclear power

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powers

verb
present tense third-person singular of power

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“Powers.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/powers. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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