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"potent" in British English

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potentadjective

uk   /ˈpəʊ.tənt/  us   /ˈpoʊ.t̬ənt/
potently
adverb uk   us   /-li/
Her ​arguments were ​strong, and potently ​deployed.
(Definition of potent from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"potent" in American English

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potentadjective

 us   /ˈpoʊ·tənt/
powerful, ​persuasive, or ​effective: This is the most potent ​headacheremedy you can get without a ​prescription. Her ​voice has been a potent ​force on ​concertstages for more than 30 ​years.
potency
noun [U]  us   /ˈpoʊ·tən·si/
Scientists are ​testing the potency of the new ​drug.
(Definition of potent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “potent”
in Spanish potente…
in Vietnamese có uy lực…
in Malaysian kuat…
in Thai มีพลัง…
in French puissant…
in German stark…
in Chinese (Simplified) 强有力的,强大的, 有效力的…
in Turkish etkili, güçlü…
in Russian сильный, мощный…
in Indonesian kuat…
in Chinese (Traditional) 強有力的,強大的, 有效力的…
in Polish mocny, silny, potężny…
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