VCR Presentation 4
n. Monarch; a ruler possessing great power
A powerful monarch is able to make decisions on behalf of their kingdom because they have power.
- potentates (plural)
a) Cleopatra wanted to rid the planet of her enemies, so she had her spies plant a potentate potion into their chalice at the feast.
b) Cleopatra, a potentate of Egypt, was not responsible for building the pyramids.
c) John F. Kennedy can not be considered a potentate in the sense of being monarch, but he could be in the sense that it is a powerful ruler.
d) The potentate of Rome was brutally murdered by his best friend Brutus.