empoderar

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From em +‎ poder +‎ -ar, modeled after English empower.

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empoderar (first-person singular present indicative empodero, past participle empoderado)

  1. to empower

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Calque of English empower, from em- +‎ poder +‎ -ar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /empodeˈɾaɾ/, [ẽmpoðeˈɾaɾ]

Verb[edit]

empoderar (first-person singular present empodero, first-person singular preterite empoderé, past participle empoderado)

  1. (transitive) to empower
    Synonyms: apoderar

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