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potent

adjective uk   /ˈpəʊ.tənt/ us    /ˈpoʊ.t̬ənt/
very powerful, forceful, or effective: Surprise remains the terrorists' most potent weapon. The Berlin Wall was a potent symbol of the Cold War. This is a very potent drug and can have unpleasant side-effects.
potently
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
Her arguments were strong, and potently deployed.
Translations of “potent”
in Spanish potente…
in French puissant…
in German stark…
in Chinese (Traditional) 強有力的,強大的, 有效力的…
in Russian сильный, мощный…
in Turkish etkili, güçlü…
in Chinese (Simplified) 强有力的,强大的, 有效力的…
in Polish mocny, silny, potężny…
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