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powerful meaning

EN[ˈpaʊɚfʊl] [ˈpaʊəfʊl]
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    Definition of powerful in English Dictionary

  • AdjectiveCOMpowerfullerCOMpowerfulerCOMmore powerfulSUPpowerfullestSUPpowerfulestSUPmost powerfulSUF-ful
    1. Having, or capable of exerting power, potency or influence.
      1. (mining) Large; capacious; said of veins of ore.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • His physicians attempted to sweat him by most powerful sudorifics.
          • Because they have far more powerful noses than humans, dogs are ideal to sniff out drugs.
          • Lawrie Wilson caught the eye with a surging run, although his strike was blocked, while Bostwick's powerful low strike drew an excellent save from Krul.
        2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
          • Powerful telescopes look far back into the distant reaches of the Universe.
        3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • I doubt I'll hold much sway with someone so powerful.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adjectives
          • Morphemes
            • Suffixes
              • Words by suffix
                • Words suffixed with -ful
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          Meaning of powerful for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "powerful" is an adjective. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe.
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