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empower
used in Do You Speak American?

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Definition
give or delegate authority or power to

or:

give knowledge or confidence to someone that permits doing something
  • I believe it's because people feel disem-powered and this is one way to empower themselves.
    seven — Language from a State of Change (92% in)
  • If we can use the word queer so many times that it just becomes a normal word in our language without any consequences, then I think we see ourselves as being more empowered.
    seven — Language from a State of Change (92% in)
  • The nice thing about this, Baron says, is that "people get a sense that they can empower themselves to use whatever language they want.
    seven — Language from a State of Change (95% in)

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