Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - The act of conferring legality or sanction or formal warrant.

Usage examples (30)
  • They use tricks and gimmicks to electrify their audiences under the label empowerment, overcoming limitations and more with the promises of wealth and happiness.
  • If you believe in empowerment, give him that much.
  • The deal formed part of Implats 'long-term empowerment plan, he said.
  • The debate about privatisation flat mangement and patient empowerment is ongoing and rightly not resolved at this time. for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.