Definition of 'empower'
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You empower people by embracing their differences. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We are then able to provide employment opportunities and are empowering people to earn an income. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There is something fabulously empowering about that. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The only people who can empower others are people who can easily give up power. Christianity Today (2000)Either you empower local people or you do not. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There is something empowering in this. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Well, we are going to empower people and give them better information. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We need to empower staff, give them accountability. Times, Sunday Times (2007)That's why we must be open to new ideas and empower people. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I want to empower people through the food they eat. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Direction from the centre can only do so much; real solutions have to go beyond politics and empower people. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We will use modern technology to empower people, because we are from a generation that is comfortable with openness and accountability. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And equally it could be used to support aid projects around the world, helping to build infrastructure and empower local people. Times, Sunday Times (2011) Now I feel empowered by my job. The Sun (2015)I was so enthusiastic about working out in the world again, doing something imaginative that empowered me. Mothers who Leave (1994)The charity aims to empower people to become more engaged with their giving - to feel they can make a real difference to the world. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Criminals feel empowered now,' he said. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Identify them, write them down, then change them into something more empowering. Your One Week Way to Mind-Fitness (1994)It's where he bats for Hampshire and he would feel empowered and be given a surge of confidence. The Sun (2016)The point, he says, is to empower people by stripping away the secrets of those in power. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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British English: empower VERB
If someone is empowered to do something, they have the authority or power to do it.
The army is now empowered to operate on a shoot-to-kill basis.
Definition of empower from the Collins English Dictionary
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