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The most notable of those is the cancellation of South by Southwest, the annual music, film, TV, and technology festival that serves as a significant financial powerhouse for the city.

From Vox

Known for most of its history as a software powerhouse, Microsoft has certainly upped its hardware game under chief product officer Panos Panay.

From Fortune

The second-most populous country is a drug manufacturing powerhouse.

From Fortune

As FiveThirtyEight’s Josh Hermsmeyer has detailed, NFL defenses are much less consistent both within and across seasons than their counterparts on offense, which has led many a defensive powerhouse to wonder where the magic went the following year.

The companies at the center of the digital universe are now powerhouses of the modern era—worth trillions and nearly impossible to avoid in daily life.

Because the National Football League is a cultural and economic powerhouse.

The group was founded in 2008 by operatives who would later have ties to the dark money powerhouse Crossroads GPS.

I think Alysha Umphress doing “I Can Cook Too” is a powerhouse number.

UN Women has high hopes for Watson—to the point where they want to make her their next celebrity human-rights powerhouse.

Macron excelled at France's elite schools, including the civil-servant powerhouse Ecole Nationale d'Administration.

Charlie was an engineer at the new nuclear powerhouse, just out of town.

The whirr of flapping leathern bands and hum of dynamos from the powerhouse urged Stephen to be on.

Continuous, untiring, the sounds suggested the unthinking vitality of a steam-engine or of a dynamo in a powerhouse.

Caton and his men had spent the wait on Mercury working on the great generators in the powerhouse nose.

The other men returned to the powerhouse with their shotguns and the fire axe, and telephoned to Bootstrap.


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