give power to

See: charge, empower
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Nevertheless, as this narrative will show later on, we betrayed glimmering adumbrations of the monogamy that was later to give power to, and make mighty, such tribes as embraced it.
LAUNCHING an all- out attack on the BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for portraying himself as the only solution to all problems that plague the country, Congress vice- president Rahul Gandhi in his first election rally in the Capital on Sunday alleged that the saffron party wanted to concentrate power in the hands of only one person at a time when the Congress wanted to give power to everyone.
The Congress vice president said there were two types of leaders, "those who give power to the people and those who take power away from the people.
LicensingconvenorCouncillor Lawrence O'Neill said: "I've asked the clerk to the Licensing Committee to write to the Scottish Government to ask them to give power to councils to regulate access to taxi ranks created on land that is not within the council's control.
Yet even though they had the opportunity to stop it they chose to step aside and give power to the Tories.
The Constitution will give power to patients and the public by bringing their existing rights together in one place so they know what they are legally entitled to--and how they can exercise their rights as well as understanding their responsibilities," said a Doll spokesman.
He conveys the exuberance and the conviction that give power to such men.
While attention had previously been focused on cutting waiting lists, boosting staff numbers and meeting targets on key conditions like cancer and heart disease, the next phase of reform would concentrate on structural change to give power to patients.
People should be able to control children without violence, but some of our present laws give power to children (especially to bullies) who know how to take advantage of them.
But now the district and its board have shown they're willing to give power to the college presidents, and that means turning over budgetary control at the campus level.
Certainly, Olson's position here runs directly counter to the Foucauldian argument, recently restated by Jeffrey Nealon among others - though originating with the Sophists - that people create competing interpretations of the world to justify the competing institutional aims and structures that give power to their own group.
It's time to change a few governments and give power to the people.