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power

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noun
1 noun POL controlcumhacht fem3  c m uthe Labour Party was in power at that time bhí Páirtí an Lucht Oibre i gcumhacht san am sin to come to power teacht i gcumhacht, teacht i réim to return to power teacht i gcumhacht an athuair, teacht i réim an athuair to return sb to power duine a chur i gcumhacht an athuair, duine a chur i réim an athuair she swept to power in the summer of 1979 tháinig sí i gcumhacht go rábach i samhradh 1979 to seize power cumhacht a ghabháil power-sharing cumhachtroinnt, roinnt na cumhachtapower-sharing executive coiste feidhmiúcháin cumhachtroinnte, feidhmeannas comhroinnte cumhachta 2 noun POL, ECON of a nation, as in its strengthcumhacht fem3  c m ua military power cumhacht mhíleata
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3 (also powers) noun official or legal authoritycumhacht fem3  c m uthe Secretary of State has the power to act in this case tá de chumhacht ag an Rúnaí Stáit gníomhú sa chás seoshe exceeded her powers chuaigh sí thar a cumhacht, sháraigh sí a cumhachtthe matter lies within his powers tá údarás aige ar an gceist 4 noun ability to control otherscumhacht fem3  c m uto have power over sb cumhacht a bheith agat ar dhuineto have power of life and death over sb cumhacht ar bhás agus ar bheatha a bheith agat ar dhuineto have sb in your power duine a bheith i ngreim agat, duine a bheith faoi smacht agatto fall into sb's power titim faoi smacht duine, titim faoi lámh duine power rests with the people is i lámha na ndaoine atá an chumhacht, is ag na daoine atá an chumhacht power corrupts tagann an t-olc de dhroim na cumhachtapower struggle coimhlint chumhachta 5 noun influential person or groupshe's a major power in this district tá sí an-chumhachtach sa cheantar seo, tá an-chumhacht aici sa cheantar seohe's the power in that part of the city is é an ceann feadhna é sa chuid sin den chathair, is é an ceann urra é sa chuid sin den chathairChina is a real economic power in Asia tá an tSín an-cheannasach ar fad san Áise ó thaobh na heacnamaíochta de 6 noun also ironic involving influential peoplepower dressing feistiú ceannasach 7 (also powers) noun ability or capacitycumas masc1  c m ucumhacht fem3  c m uacmhainn fem2  c m uhe has the power to cure people tá sé ar a chumas daoine a leigheas, tá sé in ann daoine a leigheasmental powers éirim aigne, intleachther powers are failing tá a meabhair ag imeachtshe has great powers of persuasion tá sí an-áititheachthe power of concentration cumas an dianmhachnaimhthe power of speech lúth na teanga, urlabhrato lose the power of speech an chaint a chailleadh, an chaint imeacht uaitto lose your power of reasoning do chiall a chailleadhthey've got great powers of endurance tá an-teacht aniar ar fad iontu when he was at the height of his powers nuair a bhí sé ina neart, nuair a bhí sé i mbarr a mhaitheasa, nuair a bhí sé i mbarr a réime that's beyond my powers tá sin thar m'acmhainn we'll do everything in our power to stop it déanfaimid a bhfuil ar ár gcumas le stop a chur leis, déanfaimid gach ar féidir linn le stop a chur leis it's within her powers to do it overnight tá sé de chumhacht aici é a dhéanamh thar oíche, is acmhainn di é a dhéanamh thar oíche 8 noun ELECTRIC electricitycumhacht fem3  c m upower supply soláthar cumhachta, soláthar leictreachais 9 noun force or energyneart masc1  c m ucumhacht fem3  c m uthis requires muscle power tá neart na matán ag teastáil anseothe power of the wind neart na gaoithe, cumhacht na gaoithethe power of the explosion neart na pléisce, cumhacht na pléisce 10 noun COMP capacitycumhacht fem3  c m u 11 noun AUTO, IND engine capacitycumhacht fem3  c m u at full power faoi lánchumhacht 12 noun emotional impactcumhacht fem3  c m uthe power of love cumhacht an ghrá it's a story of great power scéal fíorchumhachtach go deo atá ann 13 noun PHYS magnificationcumhacht fem3  c m u 14 noun MATH multiplicationséan masc1  c m ucumhacht fem3  c m u 3 to the power of 6 3 i gcumhacht a 6 15 noun POL, SOCIOL name of organisationcumhacht fem3  c m u 16 noun ECON influence of wealthcumhacht fem3  c m u
verb
17 verb move with speed or energy INTRANSITIVEthe company is powering ahead tá an comhlacht ag réabadh chun cinnhe powered ahead in the last 100 metres rop sé chun cinn sa 100 méadar deireanachshe powered away leaving the others far behind scinn sí léi gur fhág an chuid eile i bhfad ina diaidh 18 verb propel with force TRANSITIVEthe wind powered the yacht across the harbour shéid an ghaoth an luamh trasna an chuain she powered home the free kick rop sí an saorchic go feilmeanta isteach san eangach 19 verb AUTO, IND provide energy TRANSITIVEcumhacht a sholáthar dothis car is powered by a 6.0 litre engine inneall 6.0 lítear a sholáthraíonn cumhacht don charr seo
phrases

to do sb a power of good

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to do sth a power of good

) it'll do you a power of good déanfaidh sé an-mhaitheas duit, rachaidh sé go mór chun sochair duit

more power to your elbow!

(also

more power to sb!

) nár lagaí Dia thú!treise leat!Liam got both goals, more power to his elbow! scóráil Liam an dá chúl, bail ó Dhia air!

the power behind the throne

literary she's the real power behind the throne is aicise atá an chumhacht i ndáiríre

the powers of darkness

literary an t-olccumhachtaí an diabhail

the powers that be

humorous 1 the authoritieslucht an údaráis 2 people in chargeiad siúd atá i gcumhachtna daoine atá i gceannas

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