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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of disempower.

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Examples

  • They appear not to understand the stark reality that in terms of the socio - economic physiognomy of our country, the most "disempowered" in our society are the millions who were the victims of centuries of colonialism and apartheid.

    ANC Today

  • They appear not to understand the stark reality that in terms of the socio-economic physiognomy of our country, the most "disempowered" in our society are the millions who were the victims of centuries of colonialism and apartheid.

    ANC Today

  • Most grants are dedicated to programs that benefit the disadvantaged and '' disempowered '' members of the community.

    QCOnline Metro News

  • Nobody in " The Other Dickens " — remember that this is the age of Gladstone and Disraeli — does anything that is merely idiosyncratic: Having been " disempowered, " they perform " transgressive acts " that may or may not leave them in a state of " valorization.

    Not Exactly Mutual Friends

  • The rich, via their various propaganda ministries like F#X "News" always look to demonize the "disadvantaged" and the disempowered for their own crimes against humanity.

    US vs. Mexican culture

  • Call on the playful and productive masculine energies (and heal the negative masculine forms that operate through aggression and domination) that arise from both sides of your lineage to reinspire your own masculine nature; call on the nurturing and intuitive feminine energies (and heal patterns of victimization that signal a disempowered feminine) from both sides of your lineage to reinspire your own feminine nature.

    Wild Feminine

  • Amma's "Embracing the World" charitable programs are a direct response to the crises of our times and the cries of the heartbroken, the weary, and the disempowered.

    Laura Amazzone: Amma: The Divine Mother Embracing The World

  • One would be hard-pressed to find a group of Americans more economically and politically disempowered, and in more need of society's outstretched hand, than this one.

    Ethan Pollack: Ryan Plan to Slash Medicaid Could Cost the Economy Nearly Two Million Private Sector Jobs

  • Bryan, apparently, would see the population disempowered rather than allow them a voice to oppose policies of growth maximization.

    The Symbolic Value of Abolishing the Minimum Wage, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Even today, such laws are designed to keep communities of color isolated, scared and disempowered, down and out of the process.

    David A. Love: It's the Old South vs. the New South

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