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em·pow·er

empower

 
 
pronunciation:
ihm paU r
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: empowers, empowering, empowered
definition 1: to give legal rights or authority to.
synonyms:
authorize, permit
antonyms:
forbid
similar words:
commission, entitle, license, ratify
definition 2: to permit; enable.
synonyms:
allow, enable, let, permit
derivation: empowerment (n.)
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