equipollent

adjective
equi·​pol·​lent | \ ˌē-kwə-ˈpä-lənt How to pronounce equipollent (audio) , ˌe-\

Definition of equipollent

1 : equal in force, power, or validity
2 : the same in effect or signification

Other Words from equipollent

equipollence \ ˌē-​kwə-​ˈpä-​lən(t)s How to pronounce equipollence (audio) , ˌe-​ \ noun
equipollent noun
equipollently adverb

First Known Use of equipollent

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for equipollent

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin aequipollent-, aequipollens, from aequi- equi- + pollent-, pollens, present participle of pollēre to be able

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