potence

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

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

First Known Use of potence

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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

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“Potence.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/potence. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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