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  • nounpower
  • verbhit

synonyms for clout

  • influence
  • prestige
  • sway
  • weight
  • authority
  • pull
  • standing
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One thing the data showed was that the league’s low positivity rate wasn’t just accomplished with deep pockets and clout, though it used both of those.
THE NFL’S PANDEMIC RESPONSE WAS A STRIKING SUCCESS — AND A GENUINE PUBLIC SERVICESALLY JENKINSFEBRUARY 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Amazon has repeatedly denied it uses its market clout to compete unfairly.
AMAZON CEO JEFF BEZOS‘S SUCCESSOR WILL INHERIT HIS CHALLENGESJAY GREENE, CAT ZAKRZEWSKIFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Last summer, Bezos was summoned to Capitol Hill to testify virtually alongside the CEOs of Apple, Google and Facebook before a House antitrust subcommittee investigation on the clout of the tech behemoths.
JEFF BEZOS STEPPING DOWN AS AMAZON CEO, TRANSITIONING TO EXECUTIVE CHAIR ROLEJAY GREENE, TONY ROMMFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
As much as I appreciate high-caliber content, I shudder at the prospect of a world where a16z carries more media clout than the Times or the Wall Street Journal.
TECH AND CRYPTO FUNDER ANDREESSEN HOROWITZ WANTS TO REPLACE THE MEDIA. IS THAT BAD NEWS?JEFF ROBERTSJANUARY 20, 2021FORTUNE
Tuesday’s Georgia runoff elections could hand Democrats an effective majority in the Senate, providing them somewhat more clout to set a health-care agenda.
PAIR OF GEORGIA RUNOFF RACES ARE RAZOR CLOSE WITH U.S. SENATE CONTROL AT STAKEFELICIA SONMEZ, COLBY ITKOWITZ, JOHN WAGNER, PAULINA FIROZI, AMY B WANGJANUARY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The FTC’s lawsuit alleges that Facebook used its clout to leverage its power and hurt competition.
SILICON VALLEY FEARED FACEBOOK’S BULLYING TACTICS YEARS BEFORE THEY CAME TO THE ATTENTION OF REGULATORSELIZABETH DWOSKINDECEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Typically defined as owners with less than 20 units, small landlords are an important source of affordable housing in the city, but typically don’t have the political clout of large developers nor the public sympathy of struggling tenants.
‘NO SAFETY NET’ AND LITTLE SYMPATHY. SOME SMALL LANDLORDS STRUGGLE UNDER EVICTION MORATORIUMS.KYLE SWENSONDECEMBER 9, 2020WASHINGTON POST
As the majority financier of those films, Legendary has significant legal clout over their releases.
FOR THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY, AN HBO MAX MOVE IS CAUSING PEAK UPSETSTEVEN ZEITCHIKDECEMBER 9, 2020WASHINGTON POST
If your name carried any sort of clout in Hollywood boardrooms, Quibi would happily cut you a check, seemingly regardless of content specifics.
THE SHORT, STRANGE LIFE OF QUIBIBRIAN HEATEROCTOBER 23, 2020TECHCRUNCH
The electric utility’s clout was legendary in the state Capitol, where it doled out millions in campaign contributions and employed an army of lobbyists who helped write energy policy for decades.
INSIDE THE UTILITY COMPANY LOBBYING BLITZ THAT WILL HIKE ELECTRIC BILLSBY PATRICK WILSON, RICHMOND TIMES-DISPATCHOCTOBER 9, 2020PROPUBLICA
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WORDS RELATED TO CLOUT

  • ascendancy
  • authorizations
  • beeves
  • charges
  • clouts
  • commands
  • credits
  • domination
  • dominions
  • edges
  • esteem
  • forces
  • goods
  • governments
  • guts
  • influences
  • juices
  • jumps
  • jurisdictions
  • leg ups
  • licenses
  • mastery
  • might and mains
  • mights
  • permissions
  • permits
  • pizzazzes
  • powerhouses
  • pows
  • prerogatives
  • prestige
  • punches
  • rights
  • rules
  • say
  • say-sos
  • steam
  • strengths
  • strong arms
  • stuff
  • supremacy
  • sway
  • upper hands
  • warrants
  • weights
  • what it takes
  • whip hands
  • words
  • zaps
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