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verb [transitive] empower pronunciation in British English /ɪmˈpaʊə(r)/
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present tense
present participleempowering
past tenseempowered
past participleempowered
  1. 2
    formal to give a person or organization the legal authority to do something
    a court empowered to review the decisions of a lower court

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noun [uncountable]


a fashion trend in which people intentionally wear ordinary, inexpensive, widely-available clothing

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a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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