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potentate

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Definition of POTENTATE

one who rules over a people with a sole, supreme, and usually hereditary authority <Charles inherited the position of potentate of the Holy Roman Empire from his grandfather, as well that of king of Spain from his father>
Synonyms autocrat, potentate, ruler, sovereign (also sovran)

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