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empower

US [emˈpaʊr]
UK [ɪmˈpaʊə(r)]
  • v.授权;给(某人)…的权力;增加(某人的)自主权;使控制局势
  • Web赋权;授权与;准许
Simple Present:empowers  Present Participle:empowering  Past Tense:empowered  
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v.
1.
~ sb (to do sth)
授权;给(某人)…的权力to give sb the power or authority to do sth
The courts were empowered to impose the death sentence for certain crimes.
法院有权因某些罪行判处罪犯死刑。
2.
~ sb (to do sth)
增加(某人的)自主权;使控制局势to give sb more control over their own life or the situation they are in
The movement actively empowered women and gave them confidence in themselves.
这场运动使女性更能主动掌握自己的命运,对自己充满信心。

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