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potent

adjective
 
 
/ˈpəʊtənt/
very powerful or very effective: a potent drug/weaponPower and intensityEnergy, force and power
potency
 
 
/ˈpəʊtənsi/ noun [U]
the quality of being potentEfficient and effective
Translations of “potent”
in Vietnamese có uy lực…
in Spanish potente…
in Thai มีพลัง…
in Malaysian kuat…
in French puissant…
in German stark…
in Chinese (Traditional) 強有力的,強大的, 有效力的…
in Indonesian kuat…
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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