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Language: Old English
Origin: miht

might

2 noun
     
might2 [uncountable]
1 great strength and power:
two individuals who took on the might of the English legal system
He swung the axe again with all his might.
2

might is right

British English might makes right American English used to say that powerful people and countries are able to do whatever they want, especially when you disapprove of this

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