powerful

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈpaʊərfʊl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈpaʊɚfəl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(pouər fəl)


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powerful

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. has a powerful [motor, engine]
  2. is a powerful [machine, politician, man]
  3. has powerful [arms, muscles]
  4. a powerful new [computer, service, feature, system]
  5. a powerful [tool, strategy, method] for
  6. a powerful weapon (in the fight) against [disease, cancer, corruption]
  7. is powerful enough to [destroy, break, go through]
  8. was a powerful [speech, book, story]
  9. is powerful [information, research]
  10. could be powerful [in the right hands, to the right person]
  11. can be a powerful combination
  12. [incredibly, uniquely] powerful
  13. [boasts, claims] a powerful [engine]
  14. delivers powerful [service, pulling power]
  15. [has, exerts] a powerful influence over her
  16. [has] a powerful [grip, hold] on her
  17. a powerful force for [change, good, reform]
  18. is powerful in [congress, Washington, world politics]
  19. [will, could] be a powerful [ally, enemy]
  20. the [skis, car, weightlifter] had a powerful grip
  21. a [clampdown, ban, study] on powerful drugs
  22. powerful and influential [leader, woman, man]
  23. one of the world's most powerful [countries, people, men, businesswomen]
  24. the most powerful [lens, drill, drug] on the market
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