potence

noun

po·​tence ˈpō-tᵊn(t)s How to pronounce potence (audio)

Examples of potence in a Sentence

claimed that an alliance would have a collective potence far greater than that of any individual nation

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of potence was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Potence.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/potence. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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