Definition of powerhouse noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈpaʊəhaʊs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈpaʊərhaʊs//
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  1. 1a group or an organization that has a lot of power China has been described as an ‘emerging economic powerhouse’.
  2. 2a person who is very strong and full of energy See related entries: Energetic
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: powerhouse