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power
British English: /ˈpaʊə/
American English: /ˈpaʊ(ə)r/

Translation of power in Italian:

noun

  • 1 (Politics) (control) to take o seize power
    prendere il potere
    to be in, come to power to be returned, swept to power
    essere ristabilito, portato al potere
    power to the people!
    potere al popolo!
    power corrupts
    il potere corrompe
    to be in somebody's power
    essere alla mercé di qualcuno
    to have somebody in one's power
    avere qualcuno in pugno
  • 5 uncountable (authority)
    poteri (masculine plural)
    the courts, police have the power to do something
    il tribunale, la polizia ha il potere di fare qualcosa
  • 11 (Mathematics)8 to the power of 3
    8 alla potenza di 3
    to the nth power
    (elevato) all'ennesima potenza
    second power

transitive verb

  • (engine)
    (plane, boat)
    powered by
    che va a
    (engine)
    che funziona a
    (gas)
    alimentato da
    (electricity, generator)

Idioms

to do somebody a power of good

essere un toccasana per qualcuno

to be the power behind the throne

essere l'eminenza grigia

the powers of darkness

le potenze delle tenebre

the powers that be

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