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Engelsk navneord: power

1. power (om egenskab) possession of controlling influence


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe deterrent power of nuclear weapons.
The power of his love saved her.
His powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)powerfulness


Mindre specifikke termerquality


Mere specifikke termerchokehold, control, discretion, disposal, effectiveness, effectiveness, effectivity, effectuality, effectualness, free will, influence, interest, interestingness, irresistibility, irresistibleness, jurisdiction, legal power, persuasiveness, potency, preponderance, puissance, repellant, repellent, stranglehold, strength, strength, sway, throttlehold, valence, valence, valency, valency, veto


Kendetegnerpowerful, powerless


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)impotence, impotency, powerlessness

2. power (om fænomen) (physics) the rate of doing work; measured in watts (= joules/second)


Mindre specifikke termerphysical phenomenon


Mere specifikke termerelectric power, electrical power, waterpower, wattage


Overordnet emneområdenatural philosophy, physics

3. power (om erkendelse) possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningDanger heightened his powers of discrimination.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)ability


Mindre specifikke termercognition, knowledge, noesis


Mere specifikke termeraccomplishment, acquirement, acquisition, aptitude, attainment, bilingualism, capacity, creative thinking, creativeness, creativity, faculty, hand, intelligence, know-how, leadership, mental ability, mental faculty, module, originality, science, skill, skill, superior skill


Kendetegnerable


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)inability

4. power (om tilstand) (of a government or government official) holding an office means being in power


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningBeing in office already gives a candidate a great advantage.
During his first year in office.
During his first year in power.
The power of the president.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)office


Mindre specifikke termerstate


Mere specifikke termerexecutive clemency, war power


Overordnet emneområdeadministration, governance, governing, government, government activity

5. power (om person) one possessing or exercising power or influence or authority


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe mysterious presence of an evil power.
May the force be with you.
The forces of evil.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)force


Mindre specifikke termercausal agency, causal agent, cause


Mere specifikke termerinfluence, juggernaut, Moloch, steamroller

6. power (om kommunikation) a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)exponent, index


Mindre specifikke termermathematical notation


Mere specifikke termerdegree, log, logarithm

7. power (om egenskab) physical strength


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)might, mightiness


Mindre specifikke termerstrength

8. power (om gruppe) a state powerful enough to influence events throughout the world


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)great power, major power, superpower, world power


Mindre specifikke termerbody politic, commonwealth, country, land, nation, res publica, state


Mere specifikke termerhegemon

9. power (om person) a very wealthy or powerful businessman


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAn oil baron.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)baron, big businessman, business leader, king, magnate, mogul, top executive, tycoon


Mindre specifikke termerbusinessman, man of affairs


Mere specifikke termeroil tycoon


Engelsk udsagnsord: power

1. power (om forbrug, indtagelse el. anvendelse) supply the force or power for the functioning of


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe gasoline powers the engines.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something


Mindre specifikke termercater, ply, provide, supply


Mere specifikke termerdrive









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