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My top priority for 2012 will be to make a renewed push for women's economic empowerment and political participation.
Michelle Bachelet

Meaning of "empowerment" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF EMPOWERMENT

empowerment  [ɪmˈpaʊəmənt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF EMPOWERMENT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Empowerment is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES EMPOWERMENT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Empowerment

Empowerment refers to increasing the economic, political, social, educational, gender, or spiritual strength of individuals and communities.

Definition of empowerment in the English dictionary

The first definition of empowerment in the dictionary is the giving or delegation of power or authority; authorization. Other definition of empowerment is the giving of an ability; enablement or permission. Empowerment is also a policy of providing special opportunities in employment, training, etc for Black people and others disadvantaged under apartheid.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH EMPOWERMENT


allurement
əˈljʊəmənt
conjurement
kənˈdʒʊəmənt
disarmament
dɪsˈɑːməmənt
disempowerment
ˌdɪsɪmˈpaʊəmənt
enurement
ɪˈnjʊəmənt
immurement
ɪˈmjʊəmənt
impairment
ɪmˈpɛəmənt
instrument
ˈɪnstrəmənt
inurement
ɪˈnjʊəmənt
measurement
ˈmɛʒəmənt
measurements
ˈmɛʒəmənt
obscurement
əbˈskjʊəmənt
ornament
ˈɔːnəmənt
parliament
ˈpɑːləmənt
procurement
prəˈkjʊəmənt
requirement
rɪˈkwaɪəmənt
retirement
rɪˈtaɪəmənt
securement
sɪˈkjʊəmənt
testament
ˈtɛstəmənt
tournament
ˈtʊənəmənt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE EMPOWERMENT

empoison
empoisonment
empolder
emporia
emporium
empoverish
empoverisher
empoverishment
empower
empowering
empress
empresse
empressement
emprise
Empson
empt
emptiable
emptied
emptier
empties

WORDS THAT END LIKE EMPOWERMENT

a visual impairment
accouterment
advertisement
betterment
bewilderment
conferment
debarment
devourment
disbarment
disinterment
dismemberment
endangerment
endearment
ferment
garment
interment
reckless endangerment
torment
undergarment
visual impairment
wonderment

Synonyms and antonyms of empowerment in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «EMPOWERMENT»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «empowerment» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of empowerment

Translation of «empowerment» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF EMPOWERMENT

Find out the translation of empowerment to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of empowerment from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «empowerment» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

权利赋予
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

atribución de poderes
570 millions of speakers

English

empowerment
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सशक्तिकरण
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

التمكين
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

расширение прав и возможностей
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

autorização
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ক্ষমতায়ন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

autonomisation
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pemberdayaan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Ermächtigung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

権限を与えること
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

권한 부여
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pemberdayaan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trao quyền
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அதிகாரமளித்தல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सक्षमीकरण
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

güçlenme
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

conferimento di autorità
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

upodmiotowienie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

розширення прав і можливостей
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

împuternicire
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ενδυνάμωσης
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

bemagtiging
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

egenmakt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Selvstendighet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of empowerment

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «EMPOWERMENT»

The term «empowerment» is very widely used and occupies the 18.140 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «EMPOWERMENT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about empowerment

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10 QUOTES WITH «EMPOWERMENT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word empowerment.
1
Bella Abzug
Imperfect though it may be, the Beijing Platform for Action is the strongest statement of consensus on women's equality, empowerment and justice ever produced by governments.
2
Nita Ambani
Education is not a tool for development - individual, community and the nation. It is the foundation for our future. It is empowerment to make choices and emboldens the youth to chase their dreams.
3
Gillian Anderson
Be of service. Whether you make yourself available to a friend or co-worker, or you make time every month to do volunteer work, there is nothing that harvests more of a feeling of empowerment than being of service to someone in need.
4
Rick Atkinson
Almost everything about American society is affected by World War II: our feelings about race; our feelings about gender and the empowerment of women, moving women into the workplace; our feelings about our role in the world. All of that comes in a very direct way out of World War II.
5
Michelle Bachelet
One of the factors a country's economy depends on is human capital. If you don't provide women with adequate access to healthcare, education and employment, you lose at least half of your potential. So, gender equality and women's empowerment bring huge economic benefits.
6
Michelle Bachelet
My top priority for 2012 will be to make a renewed push for women's economic empowerment and political participation.
7
Joyce Banda
I sat down in 1989 and I made up my mind at that point that I was going to spend the rest of my life assisting women and youth to gain social and political empowerment through business and education. I convinced myself economic empowerment of women was going to be key, especially in a country like this where most women didn't go to school.
8
Joyce Banda
Overall, I have formed three major organizations: the National Association of Business Women, the Young Women's Leaders Network, and the Joyce Banda Foundation. Under the foundation, we have a huge program that targets women to teach them about HIV and other diseases and to give them economic empowerment.
9
Martha Beck
The process of spotting fear and refusing to obey it is the source of all true empowerment.
10
Lael Brainard
President Obama has called for economic and political empowerment of women globally. The Equal Futures Partnership promotes removal of policy, legal, and regulatory barriers that hold women back at local, state and national levels.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «EMPOWERMENT»

Discover the use of empowerment in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to empowerment and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Path of Empowerment: Pleiadian Wisdom for a World in Chaos
This long-awaited book shares new inspiration from over nine years of previously unpublished Pleiadian wisdom, and Marciniak offers innovative ideas for changing beliefs, reclaiming one's power, and creating a world of unlimited ...
Barbara Marciniak, 2010
2
Questioning Empowerment: Working with Women in Honduras
Focusing on the term empowerment this book examines the various meanings given to the concept of empowerment and the many ways power can be expressed - in personal relationships and in wider social interactions.
Jo Rowlands, 1997
3
Empowerment Evaluation Principles in Practice
This book presents the most current formulation of the 10 principles of EE and provides professionals and students with the tools to put these principles into practice.
David M. Fetterman, Abraham Wandersman, 2012
4
The Business of Employee Empowerment: Democracy and Ideology ...
A unique, comprehensive report discussing the potential and the organizational constraints of employee empowerment.
Thomas A. Potterfield, 1999
5
Foundations of Empowerment Evaluation
Foundations of Empowerment Evaluation also covers standards for using EE; caveats and concerns; how to distinguish EE from other approaches, using the Internet as a tool and finally looks at the strengths, limitations, and conditions of ...
David M. Fetterman, 2001
6
Deaf Empowerment: Emergence, Struggle, and Rhetoric
Examines the social movements of the deaf in America from the middle of the nineteenth century to the present, and discusses how advocates for the deaf adopted methods from other social revolutions to accomplish their goals.
Katherine A. Jankowski, 1997
7
Women and Empowerment: Approaches and Strategies
An important and timely contribution to a major ongoing debate on women s empowerment, this book will interest all those involved with women studies, rural development, and voluntary, initiatives at the grossroots level.
Sushama Sahay, 1998
8
The 3 Keys to Empowerment: Release the Power Within People ...
This essential guide offers managers detailed, hands-on answers to their real-life questions about how, exactly, they can navigate the journey to empowerment.
Ken Blanchard, John P. Carlos, Alan Randolph, 1999
9
Employee Empowerment: The Rhetoric and the Reality
Inside this neat little book is a wealth of information on Employee Empowerment.
Rozana Huq, 2010
10
Community Empowerment: A Reader in Participation and Development
This work reviews contemporary campaigns for community participation and empowerment throughout the world.
Gary Craig, Marjorie Mayo, 1995

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «EMPOWERMENT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term empowerment is used in the context of the following news items.
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YES BANK Allies with Taisys, Leading Digital Empowerment of …
TAIPEI, July 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As India Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announced 'Digital India Program' aimed to transform India into a digitally ... «PR Newswire, Jul 15»
2
Mascom lauded for youth empowerment initiatives
Mascom Wireless has been applauded for affording youth the opportunity to participate in driving information technology projects aimed at ... «Mmegi Online, Jul 15»
3
SME Empowerment Innovation Challenge to Highlight Business …
The empowerment innovation challenge aims to contribute to a structural impulse in the development of East and West Africa by providing ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
4
The role of public service in women empowerment in Ghana …
The theme for this year's celebration is “The Role of Public Service in Women Empowerment, Innovation, and Accessible Service Delivery in ... «Graphic Online, Jul 15»
5
Cameroon Minister of Women Empowerment condemns …
The Minister of Women Empowerment and the Family, Professor Marie Thérèse Abena Ondoa, has condemned the practice whereby ... «cameroon concord, Jul 15»
6
Empowerment Breakfast: Chude Jideonwo, Doris Simeon, Dele …
Empowerment Breakfast next edition set to host professionals who have successfully mastered the use of social media to improve their brand ... «Pulse Nigeria, Jul 15»
7
Blog: Community empowerment update
Laura Hay (pictured) provides an update on the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill. The bill was passed by the Scottish Parliament after ... «Scottish Legal News, Jul 15»
8
Nike's campaign for female empowerment moves to Moscow
Nike's campaign for female empowerment moves to Moscow. Already a Member? Login with your username and password. Remember Me. «Marketing magazine Australia, Jul 15»
9
Tanoto Foundation: Education, Empowerment, and Enhancement
The main focus of Tanoto Foundation is to become the centre of excellence in poverty alleviation through Education, Empowerment, and ... «Jakarta Globe, Jul 15»
10
UK says Zimbabwe easing black empowerment drive could boost …
Signs that Zimbabwe is relaxing its black economic empowerment drive could see a rise in British investments in the southern African nation, ... «CNBCAfrica.com, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Empowerment [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/empowerment>. Jun 2019 ».
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