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Definitions of "powers"
- Plural form of power. noun
- Third person singular simple present form of to power. verb
The word "powers" in example sentences
Though the Federal Government is one of limited powers, _the people_ possess _all governmental powers_; and these are spoken of as powers. [The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 12, No. 70, August, 1863]
_natural powers_ of man, and compare this his _actual_ state with that for which, from a consideration of those powers, he seems to have been originally calculated, how are we to account for the astonishing contrast! will frailty or infirmity, or occasional lapses, or sudden surprisals, or any such qualifying terms, convey an adequate idea of the nature, or point out the cause of the distemper?. [A Practical View of the Prevailing Religious System of Professed Christians, in the Middle and Higher Classes in this Country, Contrasted with Real Christianity.]
A major shift in powers from the Federal Government to the provinces has recently taken place.. [Canada: Opportunity for Renewal]
Support for such a reduction in powers is strongest in Quebec and Western Canada, and among younger Canadians.. [Canada at the Crossroads: Public Opinion and the National Unity Debate]
The immediate question before the powers is the German peace settlement.. [What Is Canada's Position in the World Today?]
The separation of powers is a good example of this.. [Domestic surveillance program began soon after 9/11]
“Deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed”.. [Matthew Yglesias » Ungovernable America]
That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, — That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government,. [Matthew Yglesias » Immigration and Low-Wage Workers]
The volunteer mods will have enhanced HTML access and comment-editing powers from the very beginning.. [Superhero Nation: how to write superhero novels and comic books » 2009 » March]
And an episode centered around a helmet that amplifies psychic powers is called ‘The Helmet’.. [Superhero Nation: how to write superhero novels and comic books » Tom’s Review Forum]
# Wadeon 17 Mar 2009 at 1: 53 pm my story is about five teenagers that develop certain ablities theres no superheroes in society the teenagers get there powers from a deranged superhuman that has the power to grant people powers.. [Superhero Nation: how to write superhero novels and comic books » Wade’s Review Forum]
But while China's fear of losing face has helped it avoid complacency, India has concluded that its rise to become one of the world's economic powers is inevitable.. [India wants to be a great power. So why are its Commonwealth Games such a mess?]
Mr. Allawi also called for a host of other issues to be discussed, including handing some powers from the prime minister to other positions.. [Iraq's Allawi, Squeezed, Warms to an Alliance]
The key method for increasing your concentration powers is focus on a target.. [Joe Robinson: Is Email Making You Stupid?]
But expanding our concept of war to cover the entire planet, without any reasonable expectation of how to define victory against an amorphous enemy in order to justify application of exceptional detention powers is exactly the wrong thing to do.. [Human Rights First: Detention Without Charge or Trial: A "Solution" that Only Compounds the Problem]
But for you to claim without foundation that they were afraid of all Federal powers is without foundation, self-obviously, because we do in fact have a Federal Government.. [Bush Administration v. Environmental Groups]