Definition of power-sharing in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpou(ə)r ˌSHeriNG/


A policy agreed between political parties or within a coalition to share responsibility for decision-making and political action.
Example sentences
  • Some member states have more experience than Britain of power-sharing and federalism.
  • The party earlier won power-sharing deals with the Liberals and the split among its rivals has increased its leverage.
  • The negotiations are the latest attempt by the British and Irish governments to restore power-sharing.

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Syllabification: pow·er-shar·ing

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