reins of power

reins of power
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Politics english-russian dictionary. 2013.

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  • seize the reins of power — v. take a position of authority …   English contemporary dictionary

  • reins — n. controlling power, governing power reɪn n. long thin strap on an animal s harness; means of control, restraint v. control, restrain; control an animal by pulling on the reins …   English contemporary dictionary

  • power — Synonyms and related words: Establishment, VIP, ability, able, absolute power, absolutism, acme, activity, actuate, administration, ally, ampleness, amplitude, animate, appurtenance, aptitude, archduchy, archdukedom, ascendancy, authoritative,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • reins — the power to direct and control: → rein …   English new terms dictionary

  • the reins — [plural] ► power and control of a business or other activity: »These are the councillors who hold the reins of power. »He handed the reins to his successor. »I am retiring, and someone else can take over the reins. Main Entry: ↑rein …   Financial and business terms

  • hand over the reins — to allow someone else to control something you controlled previously, especially an organization or a country. Company chiefs are often reluctant to hand over the reins of power to younger people. I built up the business, but I handed over the… …   New idioms dictionary

  • Charles II: The Power and The Passion — Directed by Joe Wright Produced by Kate Harw …   Wikipedia

  • Muhammad Ali's seizure of power — The process of Muhammad Ali s seizure of power in Egypt was a long three way civil war between the Ottoman Turks, Egyptian Mamluks, and Albanian mercenaries. It ended in victory for the Albanians led by Muhammad Ali of Egypt (1769 1849). The war… …   Wikipedia

  • Stockholm during the Great Power Era — Stockholm during the Swedish Era of Great Power (1611 1718) is the period in the history of Stockholm when the city grew sixfold, many of its present streets were created, and its economy boomed. Birth of a capital In Swedish history, the first… …   Wikipedia

  • Cleveland Public Power — (also known as CPP) is a publicly owned electricity generation and distribution company in Ohio. It was founded in 1907 by Tom L. Johnson, then Mayor of Cleveland, Ohio. Before 1983 it was known as Municipal Light (or Muny Light for short). CPP… …   Wikipedia

  • in power — Synonyms and related words: armipotent, at the head, at the helm, at the reins, authoritative, cogent, dynamic, effective, energetic, forceful, forcible, high potency, high powered, high pressure, high tension, in authority, in charge, in command …   Moby Thesaurus


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