equipollent


equi·pol·lent

adjective \ˌē-kwə-ˈpä-lənt, ˌe-\

Definition of EQUIPOLLENT

1
:  equal in force, power, or validity
2
:  the same in effect or signification
equi·pol·lence \-lən(t)s\ noun
equipollent noun
equi·pol·lent·ly adverb

Origin of EQUIPOLLENT

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin aequipollent-, aequipollens, from aequi- equi- + pollent-, pollens, present participle of pollēre to be able
First Known Use: 15th century

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