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Synonyms for power

Synonyms for power

the state or quality of being physically strong

effective means of influencing, compelling, or punishing

the capacity to exert an influence

Synonyms for power

(of a government or government official) holding an office means being in power

one possessing or exercising power or influence or authority

a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself

physical strength

Related Words

a state powerful enough to influence events throughout the world

supply the force or power for the functioning of

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The vagueness of this conclusion seems related to the paradox she highlights of God's relation to the natural world: `Instead of a cosmological system ordained by a God who directs the natural world with a constant plan, the focus is on the defining power of a God who can make order out of chaos .
Without language-- human community's principal mode of communication--without the defining power of words, the bonds of the city, town, or tribe disintegrate.
His conclusion that such `transnational' labour movements in fact undermine the nation-state, and render its concepts of border-crossing redundant, and that the very liminality of such border persons enables them to `escape' the defining power of the nation-state, sits uneasily with the book's forceful introduction which asserts the continuing power of the nation-state over lives at the periphery.
The Manifesto's authors (Rick Levine, Christopher Locke, Doc Searls, and David Weinberger) are all professional writers and commentators, so it's hardly surprising that they understand the defining power of language and conversation.
Later, Njeri blames the "White Establishment" for using racial differences as a means of defining power and privilege.