Definitions for Empowerment

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

em•pow•erɛmˈpaʊ ər(v.t.)

  1. to give official or legal power or authority to.

  2. to endow with an ability; enable.

Origin of empower:

1645–55

em•pow′er•ment(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. authorization, authorisation, empowerment(noun)

    the act of conferring legality or sanction or formal warrant

Wiktionary

  1. empowerment(Noun)

    The granting of political, social or economic power to an individual or group.

  2. empowerment(Noun)

    The process of supporting another person or persons to discover and claim personal power.

  3. empowerment(Noun)

    The state of being empowered (either generally, or specifically).

  4. empowerment(Noun)

    Government programs encouraging advancement of blacks.

Freebase

  1. Empowerment

    Empowerment refers to increasing the spiritual, political, social, educational, gender, or economic strength of individuals and communities.

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