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power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (force) (potência)força sf
  (lei, direito)poder sm
  (autoridade)autoridade sf
  (matemática: produtos de fatores iguais)potência sf
 He used the sledgehammer with great power, splitting the log with a single blow.
 Ele usou o machado com muita força, separando o tronco com um único golpe.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. A lei diz que ele tem o poder de despejar quem não pagou o aluguel.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. O chefe da empresa tem autoridade para demitir os funcionários.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. Dois elevado à potência de dois é quatro.
powers nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (faculties, esp. mental) (mentais)faculdades sf pl
 Although he was a great writer, towards the end his powers waned.
power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (energy) (energia)carga sf
 This battery still has power.
 Essa pilha ainda tem carga.
power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (electricity) (eletricidade)luz, energia sf
 The house lost power for three hours last night. We had to use candles and couldn't watch TV.
 A casa ficou sem luz por três horas ontem à noite. Tivemos que acender velas e não pudemos ver TV.
power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (lens) (lente)aumento sm
 That lens has a power of 10x.
 Aquela lente tem um aumento de 10 vezes.
power vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (supply energy) (suprir energia)propulsar vt
  fornecer energia loc vt
 The wind powers the electrical generator.
 O vento propulsiona o gerador elétrico.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. O vento fornece energia ao gerador elétrico.
 
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power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (authority) (autoridade)poder sm
 The owner of the company has the power to fire any workers if he needs to.
power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (law: right) (jurídico)direito, poder sm
 The law says that the landlord has the power to evict you from the house if you don't pay the rent.
power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (physical ability) (aptidão física)capacidade sf
  poder sm
 He doesn't have the power to lift his arm over his head.
power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (faculty) (aptidão física ou mental)faculdade, capacidade sf
 He had the power to hear even the softest sounds.
power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (nation) (governo (poder constitucional))nação sf
  potência sf
 France was once a great power, and remains highly influential in world affairs.
power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (powerful person, group) (pessoa com poder)autoridade sf
  poder sm
 He is the real power in that government, not the prime minister.
power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (political control) (poder político)poder sm
 After winning the election, the democrats took power.
power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (military force) (militar)poder sm
  força sf
 The army used overwhelming power to defeat the enemy.
power,
powers
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(divinity, deity) (divindade)poder sm
  força sf
 May the celestial powers grant you long life!
power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (physics: energy transfer) (física)força sf
 In physics, power is a measure of energy transfer during a time period.
power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (mechanical energy) (mecânica)energia sf
 The internal combustion engine creates power for cars.
power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (math) (matemática)potência sf
 Two to the power of three (2³) is eight.
power vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (make powerful)energizar vt
 The midfielder powered the winning football team to victory.
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absolute power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (total control, authoritarianism)poder absoluto sm
 Hitler maintained absolute power in Nazi Germany.
abuse of power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (using authority for own benefit)abuso de poder loc sm
 Violence against children is an abuse of power.
 A violência contra crianças é um abuso de poder.
atomic power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (nuclear energy as an electricity source)energia atômica loc sf
 Atomic power is usually called nuclear power.
balance of power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (equilibrium of power between nations)equilíbrio de poder expres
 The balance of power shifted when the king became ill, with parliament becoming more independent.
bargaining power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (influence in negotiating deals)poder de barganha sm
  poder de negociação sm
brain power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (intellectual or mental capacity)capacidade intelectual loc sf
 Eating fish is supposed to increase one's brain power.
buying power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (spending money)poder de compra loc sm
buying power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (value of money)poder aquisitivo loc sm
drawing power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (ability to attract people)poder de atração loc sm
 We use celebrities in the ads because they have great drawing power.
Durable Power of Attorney nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (legal right: act for [sb](direito legal de agir por alguém)procuração vitalícia loc sf
electric power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (electricity used as power) (forma de energia baseada na geração da eletricidade)energia elétrica loc sf
full power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (heat, lighting, etc.: highest setting) (eletricidade)força total loc sf
 Microwave your soup at full power for 1 minute to re-warm it.
full power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (complete authority)pleno poder loc sm
great power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (authority and influence) (autoridade e influência)grande poder loc sm
 The Church had great power over the population in the past.
great power nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (politics: leading states) (política: estados mais poderosos)grandes potências loc sf pl
 Brazil is a great power in Latin America.
have power viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (have control or influence)ter poder loc v int
 The army may have power right now, but they cannot govern forever without the consent of the people.
have power over vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (be able to control or influence) (ser capaz de controlar ou influenciar)ter poder sobre loc vt
 His wife has power over him because she is the family's breadwinner.
have the power viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (be authorized: to do [sth](ter autorização)ter o poder loc v int
 You are a policeman and you have the power to arrest him.
hydraulic power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (energy generated by water)energia hidráulica, hídrica loc sf
hydroelectric power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (electricity generated by water)energia hidroelétrica loc sf
 Hydroelectric power is a clean way of producing energy as it does not use fossil fuels.
in your power advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (within your control)em seu poder
 It is in your power to help me get a job.
inherent power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (natural ability) (habilidade natural)poder inerente
inherent power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. formal (authority not derived from another) (autoridade própria)poder inerente
 Only Parliament has the inherent power to make laws.
intellectual power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (intelligence, brainpower)força intelectual
lose power v (grow weaker)perder a força loc v int
 The car engine began to lose power as we climbed the hill.
lose power v (lose authority) (perder a autoridade)perder o poder loc v int
 You can be sure this Government will lose power in the next election.
nuclear power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (atomic energy)energia nuclear loc sf
 Nuclear power is another alternative energy source to consider.
nuclear power plant nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (factory that generates atomic energy)planta de energia nuclear loc sf
power adaptor,
power adapter
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(power plug for an electrical device) (plugue de energia para aparelhos elétricos)adaptador de energia loc sm
  adaptador sm
power booster nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (device that increases electrical output) (dispositivo que aumenta a saída de corrente elétrica)transformador elétrico loc sm
  amplificador sm
power cable nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (electricity supply line) (linha de fornecimento de energia)cabo de energia elétrica loc sm
  cabo de energia loc sm
 As there was no mains supply on the camp site, we had to run a power cable from a generator.
power center,
UK: power centre
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (large shopping complex) (estrang., grande complexo de lojas)shopping center loc sm
  centro comercial loc sm
power consumption nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (energy use) (uso de energia)consumo de energia loc sm
 Power consumption in big cities is generally much higher that in smaller towns. These days I try to control my power consumption by switching off lights I'm not using.
power cord nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (electrical cable) (cabo de energia)cabo de energia elétrica loc sm
  fio elétrico loc sm
  fiação sf
power cruiser nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (high-powered leisure boat) (barco de lazer de grande potência)lancha motorizada loc sf
  lancha sf
  iate sm
power cruiser nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (high-powered motorcycle) (motocicleta de grande potência)motocicleta de alta cilindrada loc sf
  moto de alta cilindrada loc sf
power cut nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (break in electricity supply) (corte no fornecimento de energia)corte no fornecimento de energia loc sm
  corte de energia loc sm
 I lost the file I was working on when there was a sudden power cut. After the power cut to that part of the city, many people went into a panic.
power down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (computer: switch off) (computador: desligar)desligar vt
 At the end of the working week, the computer should be powered down; you should also power it down during holidays.
power down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (computer: be switched off) (computador: ser desligado)ser desligado loc v int
  desligar v int
power drill nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (electrically-operated tool for making holes) (ferramenta elétrica para fazer buracos)furadeira sf
 A power drill is much more efficient than a hand drill. It's not a bad idea to wear goggles whenever you're working with tools like power drills.
power failure nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (electricity outage) (falta de energia)falta de energia loc sf
  apagão sm
  blecaute sm
 We had no air conditioning for four hours due to the power failure.
power line nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (electricity supply cable) (cabo de fornecimento de energia)rede de energia elétrica loc sf
  cabo de energia loc sm
  rede de alta tensão loc sf
 When lightning struck a nearby power line, our neighbourhood suffered a blackout for several days. Hundreds of homes were without electricity last night after a storm took down power lines.
power loom nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (machine for weaving textiles) (máquina para tecer tecidos)urdideira sf
  tear elétrico loc sm
power of attorney nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US (legal right to act for [sb](autoridade legal para agir em lugar de outrem)procurador sm
 Jones had given his wife power of attorney.
power of suggestion nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (hypnosis) (hipnose)poder de sugestão loc sm
 The hypnotist was able to make participants do funny things by using the power of suggestion.
power of suggestion nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (influence on thoughts) (influência nos pensamentos)poder de sugestão loc sm
 Sexy TV ads are designed to make you want to buy things through the power of suggestion.
power off vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (computer: shut down) (computador: desligar)desligar vt
 Before leaving the office, I always power off my computer.
power outlet nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (electrical socket) (tomada elétrica)tomada elétrica loc sf
 The room was built with power outlets on every wall.
power pack nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (electrical adaptor, converter) (adaptador elétrico, conversor)carregador sm
  adaptador sm
  transformador sm
 This power pack's losing its charge: I'll be needing a new one soon.
power plant nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (factory where energy is generated) (fábrica onde a energia é gerada)usina elétrica loc sf
  central elétrica loc sf
  casa de força, estação de energia loc sf
  estação energética loc sf
 John works at the power plant. The local power plant was fined for emitting too much pollution.
power play nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (move aimed at taking control) (manobra para tomar o controle)manobra sf
  ação ofensiva loc sf
power plug nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (electrical adaptor, converter) (adaptador elétrico, conversor)adaptador (elétrico) sm
  conversor (elétrico) sm
 A power plug is something you plug into an electrical outlet.
power point nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (electrical socket) (adaptador elétrico)tomada elétrica loc sf
  interruptor sm
power pump nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (pump powered by hydraulics) (bomba de acionamento hidráulico)bomba hidráulica loc sf
power reactor nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (nuclear generator that produces electricity) (gerador nuclear que produz eletricidade)reator nuclear loc sm
 France produces most of its electricity with power reactors.
power saw nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (electrically-powered saw)serra elétrica sf
 I can't cut straight with a hand saw, but a power saw makes it easy.
power source nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sth] that supplies energy) (algo que gera energia)fonte de energia loc sf
 Given that oil supplies are finite, we need to find alternative power sources.
power station nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (factory where energy is generated) (fábrica onde a energia é gerada)usina elétrica loc sf
  usina hidrelétrica loc sf
 In 1900 the town had its own power station to provide electricity for some businesses and homes.
power steering nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (engine-assisted steering system) (sistema de volante guiado por motor)direção hidráulica loc sf
  direção elétrica loc sf
 I can't even remember what driving was like before power steering was invented.
power strip (electrical extension lead) (extensão elétrica usada como guia)extensão elétrica loc sf
  extensão sf
 You can plug your PC, monitor, and so on into a power strip.
power struggle nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (fight to take control) (luta para dominar)disputa de poder loc sf
power supplier nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (energy company) (companhia elétrica)companhia de eletricidade loc sf
power supply nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (source of energy) (fonte de energia)fonte de alimentação loc sf
power to act nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (law: right to intervene) (direito legal de intervir ou agir)autoridade sf
power to act nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (authority to take action) (autoridade para agir)poder de ação loc sm
Power to the people! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (left-wing revolutionary slogan) (slogan revolucionário de esquerda)poder ao povo interj
power tool nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (electric tool for woodworking, etc.)ferramenta elétrica sf
 That wood is too hard to carve by hand, you'll need a power tool.
power transformer nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (electrical converter) (conversor elétrico)transformador elétrico loc sm
  conversor elétrico loc sm
power trip nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (egotistical use of authority) (uso egoísta de autoridade)abuso de autoridade loc sm
  abuso de poder loc sm
power unit nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (measurement of energy) (medida de energia)unidade de energia loc sf
power up vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (computer: be switched on) (computador: ser ligado)ligar v int
power up vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (computing, etc.: turn on, start) (computador, etc.: ligar, iniciar)ligar vt
  iniciar vt
power walk viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (exercise: walk fast) (exercício: andar rápido)caminhar rapidamente loc v int
  caminhada energética loc v int
power washing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (pressure cleaning) (limpar com pressão)lavagem à pressão loc sf
purchasing power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (value of a currency) (valor de uma moeda)poder de compra loc sm
  poder aquisitivo loc sm
purchasing power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (income available for spending) (receita disponível para gastar)poder aquisitivo loc sm
ruling power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (government, authority)classe governante loc sf
  corpo governante loc sm
 The ruling power in ancient Rome was called the Senate.
seat of power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (government building) (prédio)sede do poder sf
 The Kremlin is the seat of power in Russia.
seat of power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (position of control) (posição de controle)sede do poder sf
  centro do poder sm
 The general election brought the politician to the seat of power.
seizure of power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (coup) (golpe)tomada de poder loc sf
 Their seizure of power was swift, overturning the government in a matter of hours.
solar power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (energy generated by the sun) (energia gerada pelo sol)energia solar sf
spending power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (income available for spending) (receita disponível para gastar)poder aquisitivo sm
  (informal)poder de compra sm
supernatural power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (magical or occult ability) (habilidade mágica ou oculta)força sobrenatural loc sf
  poder sobrenatural loc sm
veto power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (right to overrule decision or vote) (direito de anular decisão ou voto)poder de veto sm
white power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (belief that white race is superior) (crença que a raça branca é superior)supremacia branca sf
 Skinheads generally belong to the white power movement.
will power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (determination)força de vontade expres
  determinação, motivação sm
 I'd like to give up smoking but unfortunately don't have the will power.
will to power (philosophy) (filosofia: Nietzsche)vontade de poder, vontade de potência
wind power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (energy generated by the wind)energia eólica loc sf
 Wind power is a viable alternative to energy from fossil fuels.
world power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (nation with economic and military strength) (nação com poderio econômico e militar)potência mundial loc sf
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