Translation of high-powered in Spanish:

high-powered

Pronunciation: /ˈhaɪˈpaʊərd; ˌhaɪˈpaʊəd/

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (powerful) [car/machine] muy potente, de gran potencia
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    • They'll love the 9310XL, which is the quietest high-power machine I've tested.
    • People camp out on the mainland for weeks, pouring their life savings into high-power telescopes, just to catch a glimpse of him.
    • Police officers and SWAT members surround the house with their high-power guns.
    1.2 (dynamic, forceful) [executive/campaign] dinámico, enérgico; [job] de alto(s) vuelo(s) a high-powered management team una directiva de gran empuje
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    • To be a senior manager, a CEO or any high-powered corporate executive you need to be smart, sharp, presentable and have reasonable charisma.
    • Meanwhile, Paul realises his wife - a high-powered advertising executive - might want another child.
    • Relishing her best film role for some time, Stockard Channing is the high-powered business executive wedded to her mobile and merciless in the demands she makes on others.
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    • The high-powered job had been advertised at a salary of £171,000 in May but the Council had said it was prepared to go as high as £200,000.
    • Going for jobs which are high-powered shows you are keen to take risks.
    • If they want to get ahead, Ms McIntosh says, women have to be prepared to develop thick skins, and the confidence to take the knocks and criticism that go with a high-powered job.

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