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adjective potent pronunciation in American English /ˈpoʊt(ə)nt/
  1. 1
    if a drug, medicine, or chemical is potent, it has a strong effect

    The local wine is pretty potent.

    a potent painkiller

  2. 2
    powerful, or effective

    a potent mixture of charm and authority

    Images from the war are still potent today.

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