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Military ContextPlay
Used mostly to discuss strength and capabilities in a military or combat setting. SlideDuring the conflict, our troops showcased immense firepower.
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Not Just GunsPlay
'Firepower' extends beyond guns: it includes tanks, jets, and naval strength. SlideThe air force added to the overall firepower of the forces.
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Figurative UsagePlay
Could be used figuratively to mean 'bringing out the big guns' on an issue. SlideWe need more firepower to push this bill through Congress.