English-German translation for "powerless"

"powerless" German translation

powerless
[ˈpauə(r)lis]adjective | Adjektiv adj

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examples
  • to be powerless to dosomething | etwas sth
    machtlos sein,something | etwas etwas zu tun
    to be powerless to dosomething | etwas sth
Die nationale Politik sei angesichts der globalen Märkte weitgehend machtlos.
Domestic policymakers, it is said, are largely powerless in the face of global markets.
Source: News-Commentary
Sie fühlten sich wie machtlose Minderheitsaktionäre.
They felt like powerless minority shareholders.
Source: News-Commentary
Wir sehen uns mit einer gewissen Ohnmacht menschlichen Tragödien gegenüber.
Faced with these human dramas, we are, in a sense, powerless.
Source: Europarl
Herr Kommissar, sie sagen, die Kommission sei machtlos.
Finally, Commissioner, you say that the Commission is powerless.
Source: Europarl
Viele der Geschädigten sind arm, ungebildet und politisch machtlos.
Many of those who are harmed are poor, uneducated, and politically powerless.
Source: News-Commentary
Trotzdem ist der Rest der Welt nicht machtlos.
Even so, the rest of the world is not powerless.
Source: News-Commentary
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