French translation of 'powerhouse'
1. (= country, city, organization) poumon m industriel or commercial
an economic powerhouse un poumon économique
2. (= person) véritable pile f électrique
an intellectual powerhouse une machine à penser
He has won a reputation as an intellectual powerhouse. Il s’est forgé une réputation de machine à penser.
a powerhouse of ideas une machine à idées
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Afren had soared from its days as a penny stock to become a 1.5bn powerhouse.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
He was said to be distraught about the collapse of the company that he had built into a global powerhouse in the telecoms sector.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The oil and gas industry is a global powerhouse.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
They are about firing up our great cities, towns and counties so they can become powerhouses.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
On corporation tax, on the northern powerhouse, the page towards a new chapter in conservatism has been lifted but not quite turned.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
THE plains of northern Italy are the country 's economic powerhouse and industrial heartland.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The financial powerhouse of baseball seems to take the view that he may as well play.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
They are the financial powerhouse.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
We have a real powerhouse, the two of us will cause problems.The Sun (2016)
And India has become the financial powerhouse of the game.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
And these factories are far from the supposed economic powerhouse of London.The Sun (2014)
But the talk about who can lead us to a recovery tends to focus on the politicians, banks and global financial powerhouses.The Sun (2011)
But we are an economic powerhouse in a position of strength.The Sun (2016)
China is an emerging political superpower as well as an economic powerhouse.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Cricket's financial powerhouse is a substantial threat to the history of the game.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Individual schools and chains are the new powerhouses in British education.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Is that what you meant about supporting the northern powerhouse, George?Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It seems inevitable that they will emerge as the new powerhouses.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
It's the new powerhouse economies which now hold the influence.The Sun (2011)
London is by far the economic powerhouse of Europe.The Sun (2016)
The line will become an'economic powerhouse' reviving our great cities and triggering a jobs bonanza.The Sun (2013)
The new powerhouse of Europe is a group that few voters have heard of.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The northern powerhouse got a mention, of course.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
They have the potential to become economic powerhouses.The Sun (2014)
We need a northern powerhouse too.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
It is not an industrial revolution that the north needs to become a powerhouse again.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It must act to boost the supply of affordable housing and make a reality of the vaunted northern powerhouse.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The recipe for this northern powerhouse?Times, Sunday Times (2016)
There are not many industries of which it can be said that Britain is the global powerhouse.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
They want the northern powerhouse and more school reform.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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British English: powerhouse NOUN
A powerhouse is a country or organization that has a lot of power or influence.
The country is an economic powerhouse for the continent.
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Translation of powerhouse from the Collins English to French Dictionary