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pre·po·tent  audio  (pr-ptnt) KEY 

ADJECTIVE:
  1. Greater in power, influence, or force than another or others; predominant.
  2. Genetics Of, having, or exhibiting prepotency.

ETYMOLOGY:
Middle English, from Latin praepotns, praepotent- present participle of praeposse, to be more powerful : prae-, pre- + posse, to be able or powerful; see poti- in Indo-European roots

OTHER FORMS:
pre·potent·ly(Adverb)


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