empowered

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

empowered \empowered\ adjective

1. invested with legal power or official authority especially as symbolized by having a scepter.

Syn: sceptered, sceptred. [WordNet 1.5]

2. enabled or permitted; as, the women's liberation movement empowered wives to take more control of their own lives. [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Empower \Em*pow"er\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Empowered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Empowering}.]

1. To give authority to; to delegate power to; to commission; to authorize (having commonly a legal force); as, the Supreme Court is empowered to try and decide cases, civil or criminal; the attorney is empowered to sign an acquittance, and discharge the debtor.

2. To give moral or physical power, faculties, or abilities to. "These eyes . . . empowered to gaze." --Keble.

3. to enable or permit; to give more opportunity for independent action. [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

empowered

adjective

1: invested with legal power or official authority especially as symbolized by having a scepter [syn: {empowered}, {sceptered}, {sceptred}]

1. Caduceus  2. Golden Key  3. Scales of Justice (Or maybe, 1. HEALTH 2. SECURITY 3. JUSTICE?)

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