Prepotent meaning

prē-pōt'nt
Greater in power, influence, or force than another or others; predominant.
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Greater in power, influence, or force than another or others; predominant.
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Very powerful; superior in force, influence, or authority; predominant.
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(biology) Characterized by prepotency.
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Of, having, or exhibiting prepotency.
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Of, having, or exhibiting prepotency.
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Origin of prepotent

  • Middle English from Latin praepotēns praepotent- present participle of praeposse to be more powerful prae- pre- posse to be able or powerful poti- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition