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 for prepotency
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Prepotency \Pre*po"ten*cy\, n. [L. praepotentia: cf. F.
     [1913 Webster]
     1. The quality or condition of being prepotent; predominance.
        [Obs.] --Sir T. Browne.
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     2. (Biol.) The capacity, on the part of one of the parents,
        as compared with the other, to transmit more than his or
        her own share of characteristics to their offspring.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the state of being predominant over others [syn:
           predominance, predomination, prepotency]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  113 Moby Thesaurus words for "prepotency":
     accomplishment, amperage, armipotence, ascendance, ascendancy,
     authority, balance of power, beef, black power, brute force,
     charge, charisma, clout, cogence, cogency, compulsion, deanship,
     dint, dominance, dominancy, domination, dominion, drive, duress,
     effect, effectiveness, effectuality, eminent domain, energy,
     excellence, favor, flower power, force, force majeure,
     forcefulness, full blast, full force, greatness, incomparability,
     influence, inimitability, lead, main force, main strength,
     majority, mana, masterdom, might, might and main, mightiness,
     moxie, muscle power, one-upmanship, overlordship, pizzazz, poop,
     potence, potency, potentiality, power, power pack, power structure,
     power struggle, powerfulness, precedence, predominance,
     predominancy, predomination, preeminence, preponderance,
     preponderancy, prepotence, prerogative, prestige, primacy,
     principality, priority, privilege, productiveness, productivity,
     puissance, pull, punch, push, right-of-way, seniority, sinew,
     skill, sovereignty, steam, strength, strong arm, success,
     superiority, superpower, supremacy, suzerainship, suzerainty,
     transcendence, transcendency, upper hand, validity, vehemence,
     vigor, vim, virility, virtue, virtuosity, virulence, vitality,
     wattage, weight, whip hand

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