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  • adv. With a substantial number of men capable of exerting force or of making a show of force.
  • adv. With a substantial display of resources.
  • adj. In effect; applicable

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. of unimpaired efficacy; valid; of full virtue; not suspended or reversed.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. exerting force or influence

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