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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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