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verb power pronunciation in British English /ˈpaʊə(r)/
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present tense
present participlepowering
past tensepowered
past participlepowered
  1. 1
    [transitive] to give a machine or vehicle power
    a new vehicle powered by fuel cells
  2. 2
    [intransitive] mainly journalism to move very quickly, so that you defeat others
    power through/past: She powered through the last lap of the race.
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the buying and selling of human organs

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