- The granting of political, social or economic power to an individual or group.
- The process of supporting another person or persons to discover and claim personal power.
- The state of being empowered (either generally, or specifically).
- (South Africa) Government programs encouraging advancement of blacks.
empower + -ment
Variant of empower
- to give power or authority to; authorize: Congress is empowered to levy taxes
- to give ability to; enable; permit