Definitions for potentateˈpoʊt nˌteɪt

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  1. dictator, potentate(noun)

    a ruler who is unconstrained by law

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  1. potentate(Noun)

    A powerful leader; a monarch; a ruler

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  1. Potentate(adj)

    one who is potent; one who possesses great power or sway; a prince, sovereign, or monarch

  2. Origin: [LL. potentatus, fr. potentare to exercise power: cf. F. potentat. See Potent, a.]

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  1. Potentate

    Potentate is a term for a person with potent, sometimes supreme, power. In Modern English the term is used to describe people with much political or business power.


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