Definition of biopower in English:

biopower

noun

  • 1Philosophy. After M. Foucault: the power of a political entity to control and regulate the lives of the populace.

  • 2= bioelectricity Compare "bioenergy". rare.

  • 3Electrical power derived from biomass; bioenergy.

Origin

1970s. From bio- + power.

Pronunciation

biopower

/ˈbʌɪəʊˌpaʊə/