potestative

adjective

Definition of potestative

obsolete
: having power or authority : potent

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History and Etymology for potestative

Late Latin potestativus, from Latin potestat-, potestas power + -ivus -ive

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“Potestative.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/potestative. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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