The noun "power" can be both countable and uncountable.
Meaning: the ability to control people, places or things
Example sentence: The President promised to use his power to introduce the new laws.
Meaning: a country with a lot of political, economic or military power
Example sentence: At the start of this century, Russia and the United States were still major powers.
Note: "Power" can also mean physical force or energy, like electricity. This meaning is uncountable.
Test your understanding:
- In future, Indonesia will develop into a significant economic power.
- In future, Indonesia's economic power will develop significantly.