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omnipotent

adjective uk   /ɒmˈnɪp.ə.tənt/  us   /ɑːmˈnɪp.ə.t̬ənt/ formal
having unlimited power and able to do anything: How can a loving, omnipotent God permit disease, war and suffering?
omnipotence
noun [U] uk   /-təns/  us   /-t̬əns/
God's omnipotence
Translations of “omnipotent”
in Vietnamese có quyền tuyệt đối…
in Spanish omnipotente…
in Thai ซึ่งมีอำนาจไม่สิ้นสุด…
in Malaysian sangat berkuasa…
in French tout-puissant…
in German allmächtig…
in Chinese (Traditional) 全能的,萬能的,無所不能的…
in Indonesian mahakuasa…
in Chinese (Simplified) 全能的,万能的,无所不能的…
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