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Traduções principais/Principal Translations
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.
 * A lei diz que ele tem o poder de despejar quem não pagou o aluguel.
 * O chefe da empresa tem autoridade para demitir os funcionários.
 * Dois elevado à potência de dois é quatro.
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.
 * O vento fornece energia ao gerador elétrico.
 
Traduções Adicionais/Additional Translations
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. (capacity)  (jurídico: capacidade)procuração sf
 He granted his daughter the power of attorney for all his affairs.
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. (person or group with power)  (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.
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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)  (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.
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powers
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
(those in command)  (aqueles ao mando)governo, poder sm
  autoridade sf
 The powers that be say that we must pay taxes.
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.
power vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (sustain)  (manter)sustentar, impulsionar vt
 His life is powered by his devotion to the cause of justice.
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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 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 equilíbrio de poder
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. (amount of money available to spend)  (quantidade de dinheiro disponível para gastos)dinheiro disponível
buying power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (purchasing power: value of money related to what it can purchase)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 to act on behalf of [sb])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.
 Thousands of homes lost power after the storm.
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 saw serra elétrica
power tool ferramenta de energia
will power motivação, determinação
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