What does empowerment mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. authorization, authorisation, empowermentnoun

    the act of conferring legality or sanction or formal warrant


  1. empowermentnoun

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

  2. empowermentnoun

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

  3. empowermentnoun

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

  4. empowermentnoun

    Government programs encouraging advancement of blacks.


  1. Empowerment

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

Editors Contribution

  1. empowerment

    The act and process of to empower.

    The community empowerment committee worked easily and efficiently to ensure human rights is empowered to the whole community.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 26, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of empowerment in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of empowerment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of empowerment in a Sentence

  1. Raphel Jose:

    Companies like to say cheap phones and computers is about digital empowerment and democracy, but we must stop and ask, 'what is the real cost of these cheap devices? Who pays the price?' Cheap is not always good.

  2. Linda Adler:

    Empowerment is knowing who you are, what you want and then getting it.

  3. Justin Trudeau:

    Canada is proud to put forward a progressive agenda for the 2018 G7, the themes we have chosen for this year will help focus our discussions on finding real, concrete solutions to promote gender equality, women’s empowerment, clean energy and economic growth that works for everyone.

  4. Neera Tanden:

    WIC gives poor moms money for food for their kids, for formula -- for the barest of essentials, i do not understand the rhetoric of Ivanka Trump and her women's empowerment message, saying these things and slashing WIC funding.

  5. Renae A. Sauter:

    The Universe cares more about your empowerment and freedom from fear than it does just about anything. It’s really true.

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    easily diffused or spread as from one person to another
    • A. contagious
    • B. ultimo
    • C. elusive
    • D. ravening

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