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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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ISLAMABAD -- Member of Women Parliamentary Caucus (WPC) MNA Romina Khurshid Alam on Wednesday said that government has taken a number of initiatives for the empowerment of women during last four years.
This entire wave of glorifying women empowerment reminds is quite similar to the movement of Socialism.
The event organised by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan) under the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment will be held at 11 am in Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.
The Consultative Committee of Parliament for Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment meets under the chairmanship of Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot, Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment here today.
Thus, we believed that empowerment could be a critical underlying mechanism that explains the relationship between the organization's structural factors and employee innovative behavior.
2013) traces female empowerment to improving household productivity.
Empowerment is a significant construct for youth of color, particularly Chicana/o and Latina/o students (Hipolito-Delgado & Zion, 2015).
Rural women can be effectively utilized if empowerment can be used as a strategy for working women in rural settings.
28 (SUNA)- Representative of the African Union for the First Meeting of the African Union Specialized Technical Committee on Gender Equality and Women Empowerment, Layla bin Ali, has appreciated the efforts being exerted for empowerment of women and realizing gender equality.
Gender Justice and Development; Volume 2: Vulnerability and Empowerment
By the end of the twentieth century, the term empowerment had entered the mainstream of international development discourse.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-May 15, 2015-Mayors in 5 US cities recognized for municipal financial empowerment

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