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The powerful farming lobby is pressurizing the government to change the law.
Recent events are a powerful argument for gun control.
a powerful man
You need powerful muscles for this.
a powerful nuclear weapon
a powerful punch
They have installed a more powerful engine in the new model.
a powerful fighting force
Reports show that nicotine is more powerful than cocaine.
a powerful rotten-egg smell
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a style of loose-fitting jeans with a high waist, often considered unfashionable
lit only by twilight
Employed but with No Disposable Income or Savings: people who are in work but only earn just enough to live on
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Definition of powerful from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.