Definition of Empowerment

1. Noun. The act of conferring legality or sanction or formal warrant.




Definition of Empowerment

1. Noun. The granting of political, social or economic power to an individual or group. ¹

2. Noun. The process of supporting another person or persons to discover and claim personal power. ¹

3. Noun. The state of being empowered (either generally, or specifically). ¹

4. Noun. (South Africa) Government programs encouraging advancement of blacks. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Empowerment

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Literary usage of Empowerment

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1. OECD Environmental Performance Reviews by OECD Staff, Oecd, SourceOECD (Online service) (2005)
"Box 4.2 Nature conservation, tourism and indigenous communities' empowerment Since 1990 major efforts have been made to promote the participation of ..."

2. Teaching Children to Be Literate: A Reflective Approach by Anthony V. Manzo, Ula Casale Manzo (1995)
"This movement, referred to as teacher empowerment, is a strong thread running through ... Teacher empowerment is more than a “buzz word”; it is an honest ..."

3. Mental Health, United States, 1998 edited by Ronald W Manderscheid, Marilyn J Henderson (1999)
"empowerment Outcomes Since the beginnings of the self-help movement, ... empowerment is the principle underlying self-help outcomes and is related to the ..."

4. Preventing Gang & Drug Related Witness Intimidation by Peter Finn (1998)
"Community Education and empowerment Another approach to decreasing community-wide intimidation involves the empowerment of community groups to fight back ..."

5. Season of Hope: Economic Reform Under Mandela And Mbeki by Alan Hirsch (2005)
"... CHAPTER SIX Reaching for the economic kingdom Black economic empowerment ... Black economic empowerment and small business development The most unfair, ..."

6. State of the Nation: South Africa 2007 by S Buhlungu (2007)
"... black economic empowerment and state-owned enterprises: a recycling of history? ... views them as key instruments for black economic empowerment (BEE). ..."

7. Manufacturing Systems: Foundations of World-Class Practice by Joseph A. Heim, W. Dale Compton (1992)
"... Involvement and empowerment: The Modern Paradigm for Management Success NANCY L. ... empowerment ..."

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