Definition of potentate in English:

potentate

Syllabification: po·ten·tate
Pronunciation: /ˈpōtnˌtāt
 
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noun

Origin

late Middle English: from Latin potentatus 'dominion', from potent- 'being able or powerful' (see potent1).

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