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noun as in ability, competence

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Even though they will often get the job done, you’re still leaving a lot of power and performance on the table.

In total, there are five drive units, each of which integrates the power electronics as well as the electric motors.

Much of that growth is being powered by online sales, and a lot of the advertising promoting those products has been concentrated in affiliate spending.

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“I’m sorry, but one man should never have that type of power,” Young said.

He said three times that Biden “never did it” or “didn’t do it,” as if the former vice president had some actual power to enact it right now.

From this attitude he draws a singular comic and literary power.

And the fact that satire unnerves the intolerant is evidence of its positive power.

Would the Democrats rescind those rights if they were to return to power?

Employees strap a device to their heads and power a helicopter drone with their minds.

What it endangers is a narrow conception of Russian power, understood through the eyes of its dictatorial leader.

For this use of the voice in the special service of will-power, or propelling force, it is necessary first to test its freedom.

Wharton smiled at this littleness in so great a man, but determined that he should feel the power he despised.

He brings out all their power, brilliancy and careering wildness, and makes the greatest sensation of them.

She knew that she alone of all human beings was gifted with the power to understand and fully sympathize with him.

We live in an age that is at best about a century and a half old—the age of machinery and power.


On this page you'll find 277 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to power, such as: capability, capacity, function, influence, potential, and skill.

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