[+person, organization] puissance f
→ They recognized the enormous strength and influence of the unions.
The movement is gathering strength. Le mouvement gagne en puissance.
to go from strength to strength aller de succès en succès
on the strength of sth
(=because of) en raison de qch
→ He was elected to power on the strength of his charisma.
→ On the strength of those grades, he won a scholarship to Syracuse University.