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potency

noun [U] uk   /ˈpəʊ.tən.si/ us    /ˈpoʊ.t̬ənt-/
strength, influence, or effectiveness: This new drug's potency is not yet known. He owed his popular support to the potency of his propaganda machine. a man's ability to have sex: Consuming large amounts of alcohol can significantly reduce a man's potency.
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in Chinese (Traditional) 力量, 影響力, 效力…
in Chinese (Simplified) 力量, 影响力, 效力…
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