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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of wield.

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Examples

  • Because the influence that it wields is disproportionate to the amount that it invests, IFC represents an important target for civil society advocacy to not only strengthen social and environmental requirements in IFC's own projects, but also potentially to a host of private banks and across the industries in which it invests.

    Chad Dobson: Economist Jeffrey Sachs makes the case for contract transparency at Annual Meetings of World Bank/IMF

  • I do not want the fate of my nation being decided by this theoretical governor, using the power he wields from the State of Florida, to negatively impact the citizens of the State of Illinois.

    High court rules in voting rights dispute

  • The amount of information that he wields is extraordinary, and never has he written better.

    Dead Right « Tales from the Reading Room

  • A person's name wields an incredible amount of power.

    Leslie Goldman: The Baby Name Whisperer

  • A person's name wields an incredible amount of power.

    Leslie Goldman: The Baby Name Whisperer

  • These were the chants of eternal peace, songs lifted to E'li, whom they named Paladine in Istar, to Quenesti-Pah, to Majere the Master of the Mind, to Kiri-Jolith whose sword wields only justice.

    Dalamar the Dark

  • On the Romulan drill, he wields a katana which unfolds.

    Baltiblogs

  • On the Romulan drill, he wields a katana which unfolds.

    Baltiblogs

  • All you know is that Aya, a Japanese cowgirl in a bikini who wears a scarf and wields a katana, and her little sister Saki, both of whom struggle against a cursed bloodline that threatens to overpower them, have taken it upon themselves to deal with an undead horde.

    VideoGamer.com - All Updates

  • A child having a knife (whether or not he "wields" it), on a school bus, damaging property, is, to me, by definition "upsetting".

    New Haven Independent

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