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em·pow·er

 (ĕm-pou′ər)
tr.v. em·pow·ered, em·pow·er·ing, em·pow·ers
1. To invest with power, especially legal power or official authority. See Synonyms at authorize.
2. To equip or supply with an ability; enable: "Computers ... empower students to become intellectual explorers" (Edward B. Fiske).

em·pow′er·ment n.

empowerment

(ɪmˈpaʊəmənt)
n
1. the giving or delegation of power or authority; authorization
2. the giving of an ability; enablement or permission
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in South Africa) a policy of providing special opportunities in employment, training, etc for Black people and others disadvantaged under apartheid
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.empowerment - the act of conferring legality or sanction or formal warrant
management, direction - the act of managing something; "he was given overall management of the program"; "is the direction of the economy a function of government?"
sanction - the act of final authorization; "it had the sanction of the church"
permission, permit, license - the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization
certification, enfranchisement - the act of certifying or bestowing a franchise on
commissioning, commission - the act of granting authority to undertake certain functions
delegating, relegating, relegation, delegation, deputation - authorizing subordinates to make certain decisions
loan approval - formal authorization to get a loan (usually from a bank)
rubber stamp - routine authorization of an action without questions

empowerment

noun enabling, equipping, emancipation, enfranchising This government believes strongly in the empowerment of women.
Translations
autonomisationautorisationcapacitation

empowerment

[ɪmˈpaʊəmənt] N [of women, workers, minorities] → atribución f de poder

empowerment

[ɪmˈpaʊərmənt] n [person, group, minority] → responsabilisation f
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KP -- The provincial government on Thursday reiterated its commitment to empower women and to work towards ending gender disparities in the province through the effective implementation of its Women Empowerment Policy (WEP) 2017.This was stated by the Khyber- (K-P) Women Empowerment Department (SWWED) Social Welfare, Special Education Director Abdul Ghafoor Shah on Thursday while addressing an orientation session on WEP 2017.
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