powerful

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From Middle English pouerful, powarfull, equivalent to power +‎ -ful.

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powerful (comparative more powerful or powerfuller or powerfuler, superlative most powerful or powerfullest or powerfulest)

  1. Having, or capable of exerting power, potency or influence.
  2. (mining) Large; capacious; said of veins of ore.

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powerful (comparative more powerful, superlative most powerful)

  1. (Southern US) Synonym of very

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