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verb [transitive] empower pronunciation in American English /emˈpaʊr/
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present tense
present participleempowering
past tenseempowered
past participleempowered
  1. 1
    formal to give a person or organization the legal authority to do something
    a court empowered to review the decisions of a lower court
  2. 2
    to give someone more control over their life or more power to do something
    Our goal is to empower everyone on our staff.

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noun [uncountable]


… a feeling of pleasure you get from spending time doing what you want and not worrying about what other people are doing or saying

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