verb (used with object)
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OTHER WORDS FROM empowerem·pow·er·ment, nounun·em·pow·ered, adjective
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Empowered, educated women actually marry more than disempowered, less-educated one.The Real Enemy of Marital Bliss Are Those Most Opposed to Marriage Equality|Jay Michaelson|October 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For them to be empowered; to be something other than victims of their gender.Here’s Why You Helpless Tramps Don’t Vote Republican|Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We felt strong and empowered and hugged each other in celebration and recognition of our emotional and physical accomplishments.Motherless Daughters and Parentless Parents Trek to the Andes to Aid Orphans|Allison Gilbert|August 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ramis and Aykroyd want it both ways: an empowered heroine, and the standard damsel in distress.
When I ask Thurman if Joe strikes her as an “empowered woman,” she pauses.Uma Thurman on ‘Nymphomaniac,’ Lars von Trier’s Alleged Misogyny, and Women’s Sexual Double-Standard|Marlow Stern|March 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mr. Firth was empowered to swear in witnesses and take testimony.We Can't Have Everything|Rupert Hughes
The goddess kept herself concealed, and I was empowered to command the torch and mirror.Adventures in the Moon, and Other Worlds|John Russell Russell
And ought not the Regent to be empowered to alter these ancient usages?Egmont|Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
He was empowered to secure this property to the society, but he must use no violence.Auricular Confession and Popish Nunneries|William Hogan
Her business man is empowered to send out her vessels which are always destined for France?A Romance of the West Indies|Eugne Sue