empowerment

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

empower +‎ -ment

Noun[edit]

empowerment (plural empowerments)

  1. The achievement of political, social or economic power by an individual or group.
    • 2017, Di Zou; James Lambert, “Feedback methods for student voice in the digital age”, in British Journal of Educational Technology, volume 48, number 5, page 1087:
      Hence, the anonymity that digital technological tools can provide ultimately leads to empowerment of student opinion and input.
  2. The process of supporting another person or persons to discover and claim personal power.
    • 2021 March 4, Francesca Donner, “What Makes a Good Leader, and Who Gets to Be One?”, in The New York Times[1], ISSN 0362-4331:
      The new model, by contrast, is about empowerment. It’s about listening, not talking. It’s about compassion, empathy and humility. It’s about understanding that power is amplified when it’s shared.
  3. The state of being empowered (either generally, or specifically).
  4. (South Africa) Government programs encouraging advancement of blacks.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English empowerment.

Noun[edit]

empowerment m (invariable)

  1. empowerment