how to pronounce empowerment


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empowerment is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of empowerment in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… some sense of personal empowerment and I …”

meanings of empowerment


  1. The achievement of political, social or economic power by an individual or group.
  2. The state of being empowered (either generally, or specifically).
  3. The process of supporting another person or persons to discover and claim personal power.
  4. Government programs encouraging advancement of blacks.

empowerment frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word empowerment occurs in english on average 1.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics empowerment can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that empowerment can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

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