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powerhouse

A person, group, organization, etc., that has a lot of power, force, or influence. The studio has become a real powerhouse in the movie industry, cranking out huge blockbuster hits one after another. Sarah has become a powerhouse for our law firm.

powerhouse

n. a very big strong person, usually a male. Ted is a real powerhouse. I’d hate to have him mad at me.
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The Northern Powerhouse Partner Programme brings together firms who back the government's ambitious vision for prosperity across the North and showcase why it is a great place to do business.
It is not as far as the PS120bn Northern Powerhouse MPs and peers have called for by 2050."
NorthWestern Energy provided $50,000 for a feasibility study for alternative uses for the original powerhouse.
"I'm proud to welcome our four new partners in north Wales - Zip World, Wrexham Mineral Cables, Coleg Cambria and Glyndwr University - who share our vision and highlight the diverse range of organisations taking part in the Northern Powerhouse Partners Programme.
"This major fund from Barclays will significantly increase the potential of our SMEs across the Northern Powerhouse to embrace the next Industrial Revolution, incorporating innovation such as robotics and AI into everything they do.
Plaid Cymru has dismissed talk of a Western Powerhouse as being "frankly insulting", saying the UK government considers Wales "nothing more than a far-flung region of England".
There was plenty about the Northern Powerhouse - but they failed to mention the Midlands at all.
But the film's climax tells viewers Northern Powerhouse is...
The report commissioned by the Great Western Cities says that the Severn region has the potential to become Britain's next major economic "powerhouse".
M2 EQUITYBITES-November 25, 2015-German Home Fitness Retailer Sport-Tiedje to Acquire Powerhouse Fitness
James Wharton, the minister responsible for the Government's "Northern Powerhouse" project, made the claim at the Conservative Party conference in Manchester.
IF you want money for a major project then it has to be connected to the Northern Powerhouse.
San Diego, CA, February 20, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Three female veterans from three different branches of service have teamed up to create POWERHOUSE, an organization/movement that will revolutionize the mindset of the woman veteran and the way they relate to the civilian community.
PPL Holtwood, a subsidiary of PPL Generation, has completed construction of a new 125-megawatt powerhouse at its Holtwood hydroelectric facility along the Susquehanna River in south-central Pennsylvania.