potence


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po•ten•cy

(ˈpoʊt n si)
n., pl. -cies.
1. the state or quality of being potent; strength.
2. power; authority.
3. capacity to be, become, or develop; potentiality.
4. a person or thing exerting power or influence.
[1530–40; < Latin potentia. See potent1, -ency]
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Noun1.potence - the state of being potent; a male's capacity to have sexual intercourse
physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state - the condition or state of the body or bodily functions
impotence, impotency - an inability (usually of the male animal) to copulate
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potence

noun
The state or quality of being physically strong:
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