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Definition of high-powered adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1(of people) having a lot of power and influence; full of energy high-powered executives
  2. 2(of activities) important; with a lot of responsibility a high-powered job
  3. 3(also high-power) (of machines) very powerful a high-powered car/computer, etc.
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