empowerment

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

empower +‎ -ment

NounEdit

empowerment (plural empowerments)

  1. The achievement of political, social or economic power by an individual or group.
    • 2017, Di Zou; James Lambert, “Feedback methods for student voice in the digital age”, in British Journal of Educational Technology, volume 48, number 5, page 1087:
      Hence, the anonymity that digital technological tools can provide ultimately leads to empowerment of student opinion and input.
  2. The process of supporting another person or persons to discover and claim personal power.
  3. The state of being empowered (either generally, or specifically).
  4. (South Africa) Government programs encouraging advancement of blacks.

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English empowerment.

NounEdit

empowerment m (invariable)

  1. empowerment