- /'ɜ:nɪŋ ˌpaυə/ nounthe amount of money someone should be able to earn● She is such a fine designer that her earning power is very large.
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Earning power — Earnings before interest and taxes ( EBIT) divided by total assets. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * earning power earning power ➔ power1 * * * earning power UK US noun [U] ► the ability of a person to earn money or of a company to… … Financial and business terms
earning power — earnings before interest and taxes ( EBIT) divided by total assets. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * earning power earning power ➔ power1 * * * earning power UK US noun [U] ► the ability of a person to ea … Financial and business terms
earning power — noun Etymology: earning from gerund of earn (I) : the relative ability of an individual or an organization to command earnings in return for services or goods a corporation with good earning power the general rise in all earning power has tended… … Useful english dictionary
earning power — See earning capacity … Black's law dictionary
earning power — Same as earning capacity … Ballentine's law dictionary
earning power — assessment of a person s ability to earn a certain salary … English contemporary dictionary
power — ▪ I. power pow‧er 1 [ˈpaʊə ǁ paʊr] noun 1. [uncountable] the ability or right to control people, organizations, events etc: • I m against giving too much power to one man. power over • Congress s power over federal spending • He plans to resign … Financial and business terms
power — 1 noun 1 CONTROL (U) the ability or right to control people or events: We all felt that the chairman had too much power. | He was motivated by greed, envy, and the lust for power. (+ over): She has a lot of power over the people in her team. |… … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
power — pow|er1 [ pauər ] noun *** ▸ 1 ability to influence/do ▸ 2 political/legal control ▸ 3 physical force/strength ▸ 4 energy/electricity ▸ 5 in mathematics ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) uncount the ability to influence or control what people do or think: Power… … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
power — I UK [ˈpaʊə(r)] / US [ˈpaʊər] noun Word forms power : singular power plural powers *** Metaphor: Having power and controlling someone is like being in a higher position than them. Not having power is like being low down. They have no… … English dictionary