how to pronounce potency


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the above transcription of potency is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

potency is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of potency in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… its political potency fishing only …”

meanings of potency


  1. Strength.
  2. The ability or capacity to perform something.
  3. Power.

potency frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word potency occurs in english on average 3.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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