adverb see prepotent

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • prepotently — See prepotent. * * * …   Universalium

  • prepotently — prɪː pəʊtntlɪ adv. predominantly, preeminently, with superior power …   English contemporary dictionary

  • prepotently — pre·po·tent·ly …   English syllables

  • prepotently — adverb see prepotent …   Useful english dictionary

  • prepotent — prepotently, adv. /pree poht nt/, adj. 1. preeminent in power, authority, or influence; predominant: a prepotent name in the oil business. 2. Genetics. noting, pertaining to, or having prepotency. [1375 1425; late ME < L praepotent (s. of… …   Universalium

  • prepotent — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin praepotent , praepotens, from prae + potens powerful more at potent Date: 15th century 1. a. having exceptional power, authority, or influence b. exceeding others in power 2. exhibiting genetic… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • prepotent — /priˈpoʊtnt/ (say pree pohtnt) adjective 1. pre eminent in power, authority, or influence; predominant. 2. Genetics denoting, relating to, or having prepotency. {Latin praepotens, present participle, having superior power. See potent}… …   Australian English dictionary

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