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Pronunciation: /ˈpaʊə(r)/

Translation of power in French:


  • 1 (control) pouvoir (m) to be in/come to power être/accéder au pouvoir to be in sb's power être à la merci de qn
  • 3 (capability) pouvoir (m) to do everything in one's power faire tout ce qui est en son pouvoir (to do pour faire)
  • 4
    (also powers)
    (authority) attributions (fpl)
  • 7 (of vehicle, plane) puissance (f) to be running at full/half power fonctionner à plein/mi-régime
  • 8 (in mathematics) 6 to the power of 3 6 puissance 3




to do sb a power of good

faire à qn un bien fou

the powers that be

les autorités

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