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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EMPOWERED

Away he posted directly to an attorney's who was empowered to dispose of the land.

By means of this he is empowered to assume what form he pleases.

And to be the right person you must be empowered, according to Lucy.

My eyes suddenly cleared as if I had been empowered with miraculous vision.

Mr. Boltay has empowered me to satisfy any claim whatever that may be made upon him.

He was empowered to send one vessel a year to Guinea for a cargo of slaves.

Your lawyer will be empowered to attend to everything in your name, I suppose?

I say—you don't know what Hollis was empowered to offer us, do you?

They were empowered to strike off persons improperly relieved.

The king then empowered Melbourne to patch up the whig ministry.

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, used by Milton, but the modern popularity dates from 1986; from en- (1) + power. Related: Empowered; empowering; empowerment.

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