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- n. The granting of political, social or economic power to an individual or group.
- n. The process of supporting another person or persons to discover and claim personal power.
- n. The state of being empowered (either generally, or specifically).
- n. Government programs encouraging advancement of blacks.
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- n. the act of conferring legality or sanction or formal warrant
The term empowerment is used frequently today; unfortunately, many people using the term do not really understand what it means.
They use tricks and gimmicks to electrify their audiences under the label empowerment, overcoming limitations and more with the promises of wealth and happiness.
As one of the premier buzzwords from the total quality movement, the word empowerment has been overused and sometimes misunderstood.
Klinsmann will use the word "empowerment" when he gathers in his first training squad before the Mexico game next week.
Political empowerment is the key to changing our education system for the better.
I believe that humanity's advances are made by individuals, and helped along by empowerment of that individual, and that most of this empowerment is in the sense of getting the hell out of their way - rogue individuals have consistently had to buck th ...
The first way we can help fuel women's empowerment is the most obvious: Accelerating women's leadership within our own four walls.
Other leaders told us that the day was in some respects an epiphany -- now they understand why women's empowerment is such a critical global issue of our day.
Berman's script, despite a slight lean toward preachy empowerment, is surprisingly engaging.
Do you think because you passed a law in Rhode Island that somehow sex worker empowerment is going to disappear?