Hay 2 definiciones de potent en inglés:

potent1

Saltos de línea: po¦tent
Pronunciación: /ˈpəʊt(ə)nt
 
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adjetivo

1Having great power, influence, or effect: thrones were potent symbols of authority a potent drug
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  • Recognizing that, there is certainly sympathy to be had for those who have fallen prey to the drug's potent effects.
  • There is no more potent symbol of state power than the death penalty.
  • But outspoken patients can be a potent force, heavily influencing whether a drug or medical device stays or is pulled from the market.
Sinónimos
powerful, strong, vigorous, mighty, formidable, influential, commanding, dominant, forceful, dynamic, redoubtable, overpowering, overwhelming
literary puissant
forceful, convincing, cogent, compelling, persuasive, powerful, strong, effective, effectual, eloquent, impressive, telling, sound, well founded, valid, weighty, authoritative, irresistiblestrong, powerful, effective, efficacious; intoxicating, heady, hard, stiff, spiritous
2(Of a male) able to achieve an erection or to reach an orgasm.
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  • The answer lies in the widespread assumption that ‘awakening’ a young lass is the mark of a potent man.
  • Now our newly potent man starts flaunting his favour and throws his weight around.
  • A white boy dancer must deliver an impotent, but ironic, rendering of White's (love unlimited) orchestration of potent sexuality.

Origen

late Middle English: from Latin potent- 'being powerful, being able', from the verb posse.

Derivativos

potence

sustantivo
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  • Those frighteningly large numbers on the left who refused to see the reality and the potence of this threat were divided from the more grounded types from both sides who could.
  • The author argued that ‘the obsession with virility, potence, bodybuilding and the sports that characterized turn-of-the-century America permeated saloons.’
  • To investigate the importance of the nonadditive gene expression in relation to the additive gene expression, we investigated the potence for all genes with significant dominance effects.

potently

adverbio
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  • When it was restaged at the beginning of this year in the new house (with an identical cast other than the two children's roles), it seemed as intense and potently ambiguous as ever.
  • Tensions around the increasing personal frustrations of young people, lack of employment opportunity and a surge of cultural conservatism are most potently symbolised in the re-veiling of women.
  • I really liked the sweet and tender bulgogi, in which slices of pork are cooked in a sweet and nutty sauce until they become sticky little slices of potently flavored, irresistible barbecue.

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Pronunciación: əˈnɒm(ə)ləs
adjective
deviating from what is standard, normal, or expected

Hay 2 definiciones de potent en inglés:

potent2

Saltos de línea: po¦tent
Pronunciación: /ˈpəʊt(ə)nt
 
/
Heraldry

adjetivo

[postpositive]
1Formed of crutch-shaped pieces; (especially of a cross) having a straight bar across the end of each extremity.
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  • Up to now they had the ‘Or, four pallets Gules, on a bordure Azure crosslets potent Argent’.
  • The Jerusalem Cross consists of a big cross potent and four smaller ones.
2Of the fur called potent (as a tincture).
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  • Potent gules and Or, a triskelion reversed of three armoured legs argent.

sustantivo

[mass noun] Volver al principio  
Fur resembling vair, but with the alternating pieces T-shaped.
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  • Potent is believed to have been originally derived from vair.

Origen

late Middle English (denoting a crutch): alteration of Old French potence 'crutch', from Latin potentia 'power' (in medieval Latin 'crutch'), from potent- (see potent1).

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