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  1. powers(Verb)

    Third person singular simple present form of to power.

  2. powers(Noun)

    Plural form of power.

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  1. Powers

    Powers is an American creator-owned police procedural comic book series by writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist Michael Avon Oeming. The series' first volume was published by Image Comics from 2000 to 2004. In 2004 the series moved to Marvel Comics as a part of its Icon imprint. Combining the genres of superhero fantasy, crime noir and the police procedural, the series follows the lives of two homicide detectives, Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim, assigned to investigate cases involving people with superhuman abilities, who are referred to colloquially as "powers".

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  1. powers

    Plural noun or verb form of the word power.

    The powers in authority decided to put new legislation in place demanded by the people by order of priority.

    Submitted by MaryC on July 5, 2016  

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'powers' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1518

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'powers' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2728

How to pronounce powers?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say powers in sign language?

  1. powers

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of powers in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of powers in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of powers in a Sentence

  1. House Speaker Paul Ryan:

    This is a very extraordinary step. In fact it's never been done before but this executive amnesty is a direct attack on the Congress' Article 1 powers under our Constitution.

  2. Mitch McConnell:

    I expect the Senate will soon debate Senator (Tim) Kaine's war powers resolution.

  3. Walter Lippmann:

    The public must be put in its place, so that it may exercise its own powers, but no less and perhaps even more, so that each of us may live free of the trampling and the roar of a bewildered herd.

  4. Jeremy Corbyn:

    I think what we need in this country is something more robust, like a War Powers Act, so governments do get held to account by parliament for what they do in our name.

  5. William Shakespeare:

    Lady you bereft me of all words, Only my blood speaks to you in my veins, And there is such confusion in my powers.

Images & Illustrations of powers

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