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America owed its military renaissance in the 1980s and 1990s to Vietnam. Veterans like Norman Schwartzkopf, Colin Powell, Alfred Grey, Charles Krulak, and Wesley Clark returned home angry and ashamed at their defeat and rebuilt all-volunteer, professional armed forces from the ground up.
Michael Ignatieff

Meaning of "Powell" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF POWELL

Powell  [ˈpaʊəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF POWELL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Powell 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 POWELL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of Powell in the English dictionary

The first definition of Powell in the dictionary is . Anthony. 1905–2000, British novelist, best known for his sequence of novels under the general title A Dance to the Music of Time. Other definition of Powell is Cecil Frank. 1903–69, British physicist, who was awarded the Nobel prize for physics in 1950 for his discovery of the pi-meson. Powell is also Colin. born 1937, US politician and general; Republican secretary of state.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH POWELL


avowal
əˈvaʊəl
bowel
ˈbaʊəl
cowal
ˈkaʊəl
disavowal
ˌdɪsəˈvaʊəl
disbowel
dɪsˈbaʊəl
disembowel
ˌdɪsɪmˈbaʊəl
disemvowel
ˌdɪsɪmˈvaʊəl
dishtowel
ˈdɪʃˌtaʊəl
dowel
ˈdaʊəl
Dowell
ˈdaʊəl
embowel
ɪmˈbaʊəl
rowel
ˈraʊəl
semivowel
ˈsɛmɪˌvaʊəl
towel
ˈtaʊəl
trowel
ˈtraʊəl
vowel
ˈvaʊəl

WORDS THAT END LIKE POWELL

all very well
as well
Baden-Powell
Boswell
Caldwell
Cowell
Cromwell
dwell
farewell
just as well
Lowell
maxwell
newell
Nowell
Orwell
outwell
Rockwell
Sewell
swell
well

Synonyms and antonyms of Powell in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Powell» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF POWELL

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

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鲍威尔
1,325 millions of speakers

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Powell
570 millions of speakers

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Powell
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पॉवेल
380 millions of speakers
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باول
280 millions of speakers

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Пауэлл
278 millions of speakers

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Powell
270 millions of speakers

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পাওয়েল
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Powell
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Powell
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Powell
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パウエル
130 millions of speakers

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파월
85 millions of speakers

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Powell
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Powell
80 millions of speakers

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பவல்
75 millions of speakers

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पॉवेल
75 millions of speakers

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Powell
70 millions of speakers

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Powell
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Powell
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Пауелл
40 millions of speakers

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Powell
30 millions of speakers
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Πάουελ
15 millions of speakers
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Powell
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Powell
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Powell
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The term «Powell» is very widely used and occupies the 11.259 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Powell

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10 QUOTES WITH «POWELL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Powell.
1
Elliott Abrams
During the election campaign of 2000, it was generally thought that then-governor Bush didn't know much about foreign policy or national security affairs, and that Colin Powell would lead on that front, while the president's main concern would be domestic.
2
Richard Armitage
Let's be clear: Neither Secretary Powell or I opposed the notion of removing Saddam Hussein by force, but we wanted to avoid the war if we could. But if we couldn't, the notion of removing Saddam Hussein from the scene seemed eminently sensible, given that you had, what, 16 or so U.N. Security Council resolutions basically saying the same thing.
3
Katrina Bowden
Keith Powell and Judah Friedlander are like brothers to me.
4
Leslie Caron
There were many good actresses in my time like Jane Powell and Debbie Reynolds, but I was the only dancer.
5
Michael Crapo
President Bush has had an outstanding Secretary of State in Colin Powell and there are not many people who could replace him, making Condoleezza Rice an excellent choice.
6
Elton Gallegly
I have great respect for President Bush, Secretary Powell and Secretary Ridge.
7
Michael Ignatieff
America owed its military renaissance in the 1980s and 1990s to Vietnam. Veterans like Norman Schwartzkopf, Colin Powell, Alfred Grey, Charles Krulak, and Wesley Clark returned home angry and ashamed at their defeat and rebuilt all-volunteer, professional armed forces from the ground up.
8
Kitty Kelley
Gay marriage has jumped out of the closet on to the front page. Everyone from the president of the U.S. to retired four-star general Colin Powell is embracing the issue, now supported by most Americans. Still, a few people, like former First Lady Laura Bush appear to be conflicted.
9
John F. Kerry
Republican secretaries of state from Kissinger to Baker, Powell to Rice, President Bush, 71 United States Senators all supported President Obama's new START treaty, but not Mitt Romney.
10
Carole Lombard
Bill Powell is the only intelligent actor I've ever met.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «POWELL»

Discover the use of Powell in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Powell and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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My American Journey
MY AMERICAN JOURNEY is the powerful story of a life well lived and well told. It is also a view from the mountaintop of the political landscape of America.
Colin L. Powell, Joseph E. Persico, 2010
2
It Worked for Me: In Life and Leadership
It Worked for Me is filled with vivid experiences and lessons learned that have shaped the legendary public service career of the four-star general and former Secretary of State Colin Powell.
Colin Powell, 2012
3
Out of Poverty: Sweatshops in the Global Economy
Explores how sweatshops provide the best opportunity to workers and the role they play in the process of development.
Benjamin Powell, 2014
4
Approximation Theory and Methods
This book gives a thorough and coherent introduction to the theory that is the basis of current approximation methods.
M. J. D. Powell, 1981
5
The Black Male Handbook: A Blueprint for Life
The Black Male Handbook is a blueprint for those aspiring to thrive against the odds in America today. This is a must-have book, not only for Black male readers, but the women who befriend, parent, partner, and love them.
Kevin Powell, 2008
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The Leadership Secrets of Colin Powell
"This book is about leadership­­the kind of practical, mission- and people-based leadership that Colin Powell has practiced, and which throughout his career has translated into performance excellence and competitive success.
Oren Harari, 2002
7
Deleuze and Horror Film
This book argues that dominant psychoanalytic approaches to horror films neglect the aesthetics of horror.
Anna Powell, 2006
8
The Recollection
Gareth L. Powell's epic new science-fiction novel delivers a story of galaxy-spanning scope by a writer of astounding vision.
Gareth L. Powell, 2011
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What is Narrative Criticism?
The book concludes with an honest appraisal of the contribution that narrative criticism makes, a consideration of objections that have been raised against the use of this method, and a discussion of the hermeneutical implications this ...
Mark Allan Powell, 1990
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Soldier: The Life of Colin Powell
Follows the life of the soldier-statesman from his Jamaican roots and youth in the Bronx, through his decorated career in the Army and as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, to his role as Secretary of State and departure from the post.
Karen DeYoung, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «POWELL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Powell is used in the context of the following news items.
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Cardinals rookie Damond Powell recovering from gunshot wounds
Arizona Cardinals rookie wide receiver Damond Powell is in stable condition three days after being shot outside his Toledo, Ohio, home, his ... «ESPN, Jul 15»
2
Watch all 36 Dwight Powell field goals from summer league
Powell developing into a floor spacer will largely influence the amount of minutes he sees this season. Ideally, Powell should be the primary ... «Mavs Moneyball, Jul 15»
3
BART Station Agent Stabbed Outside Powell Street Station In San …
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A BART station agent was stabbed in the abdomen on Friday afternoon outside the Powell Street BART Station ... «CBS Local, Jul 15»
4
Trial for former West Ottawa teacher, coach Matthew Powell
An August trial for former West Ottawa High School teacher Matthew Powell, accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old student, has been ... «Holland Sentinel, Jul 15»
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Powell Moves Ahead With Plan To Prevent Drivers From Stopping …
POWELL, Ohio - Through the heart of the small city of Powell, several trains cross the tracks every day at the intersection of Olentangy Street ... «10TV, Jul 15»
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Jimmy Carter reflects on 'Full Life' at Powell's
Carter was last at Powell's in March 2014 to sign copies of “A Call to Action,” in which he said religion is the main reason women are abused ... «KOIN.com, Jul 15»
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Dialysis services expand in area with central Cuyahoga Falls location
Cheryl Powell can be reached at 330-996-3902 or cpowell@thebeaconjournal.com. Follow Powell on Twitter at twitter.com/CherylPowellABJ. «Akron Beacon Journal, Jul 15»
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Huddersfield Town transfers: Boss Chris Powell hasn't ruled out …
Whether any more come in may be dependent on others leaving the squad, but Powell says work is continuing as he prepares for the ... «Huddersfield Examiner, Jul 15»
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07/27 Powell's WWE Raw Live TV Review: Kevin Owens vs. Randy …
07/27 Powell's WWE Raw Live TV Review: Kevin Owens vs. Randy Orton, Paige vs. Sasha Banks, Dean Ambrose vs. Big Show, SummerSlam ... «ProWrestling.net, Jul 15»
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Earnings of $0.52 per Share Expected for Powell Industries, Inc …
Powell Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:POWL) is expected to report $0.52 earnings per share for the current quarter according to Wall Street analysts ... «Markets Daily, Jul 15»

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