1. Promoting skills, knowledge and the confidence needed to take control of your life. 2. Delegation of increased power making decisions to people or groups in a society or organisation.

EMPOWERMENT: "Joe was given empowerment and decsion making powers in the work place."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "EMPOWERMENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/empowerment/ (accessed September 17, 2021).