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potent

adjective  /ˈpoʊ·tənt/ us  
powerful, persuasive, or effective: This is the most potent headache remedy you can get without a prescription. Her voice has been a potent force on concert stages for more than 30 years.
potency
noun [U]  /ˈpoʊ·tən·si/ us  
Scientists are testing the potency of the new drug.
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