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powers

(pow′ĕrz)
In obstetrics, a colloquial term for the mechanical forces generated by the contractions of the uterus that propel the fetus through the pelvis.
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Besides power development and satisfaction with the status quo, however, another factor should be added to the theoretical corset of the PTT.
In PTT the power development decides whether a power transition is possible at all.
Therefore, it seems reasonable to introduce a different factor that better reflects the willingness of a rising power to make a possible power transition a reality.
To do so, this article proposes adding the factor will to power to the theoretical framework of PTT.
One should note that will to power is probably not strictly dichotomous but an ordinal scale ranging from very low to very high.
At this point, it is helpful to introduce another differentiation--namely, one between those power transitions in the broader sense and those in the narrower sense.
each power is interpreted broadly without considering other powers or
interpretation, require an interpretation of Commonwealth powers in
which limits on some powers are relevant to the interpretation of other
powers. This is the case even if we discount the history of the
which the limits on other powers and the impact on the states are seen
of the reserved powers doctrine which the Engineers' Case is said