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Definition of "empowerment" []

  • The granting of political, social or economic power to an individual or group. (noun)
  • The process of supporting another person or persons to discover and claim personal power. (noun)
  • The state of being empowered (either generally, or specifically). (noun)
  • Government programs encouraging advancement of blacks. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "empowerment" in a sentence
  • "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."