Translation of powerless in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈpaʊərləs; ˈpaʊəlɪs/


  • we are completely powerless no podemos hacer nada en absoluto I felt completely powerless me sentí totalmente impotente they were powerless to prevent the violence no pudieron hacer nada para impedir la violencia
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    • These could be extremely damaging to local economies, which felt powerless to influence them.
    • I had my every move recorded and felt powerless to stop the intimidation.
    • They probably want to force their own ideas on a general public that is deemed powerless to stop them.

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