Potentate

Terjemahan dari potentate
nomina
penguasa
ruler, authority, sovereign, administration, potentate, sovereignty
raja
king, raja, monarch, ruler, lord, potentate
orang yg berpengaruh
mugwump, potentate
Definisi potentate
nomina
a monarch or ruler, especially an autocratic one.
The Dutch tried to put it together and were able to keep it together through playing sultans and local princes and potentates off against one another for several centuries.
sinonim: ruler, monarch, sovereign, king, queen, emperor, empress, sultan, shah, raja, pharaoh
Sinonim
nomina
  • ruler, monarch, sovereign, king, queen, emperor, empress, sultan, shah, raja, pharaoh
  • dictator
Contoh
Knighted by Queen Victoria in 1848, he made himself an independent potentate .
The power of a star on the set is tantamount to that of a potentate .
Like Renaissance princes, its potentates create their own moral universe.
Their faces were as immobile as those of potentates receiving tribute from conquered tribes.
Perhaps a time bomb has been planted under the thrones of Arab potentates – kings, emirs and presidents.
Elizabeth’s refusal to alter with the times is characteristic of ageing potentates generally, but it ensured that few mourned her as she lay among her cushions.
Marco Polo, like many Europeans after him, remarked on the curious fact that local potentates wore minimal clothing with loads of jewellery.
Lumps of capital investment from surprising places will also be discerned: the national investment portfolios of oil states, the capital-flight of third world potentates on the take.
The Dutch tried to put it together and were able to keep it together through playing sultans and local princes and potentates off against one another for several centuries.
Back then, envoys from both powers criss-crossed this territory, hoping to curry favour with the regionalpotentates .
But there is no Caesar here, no master of empire, just minor potentates ruling an unstable bipolar turf with its black economy of police snitches and corrupt cops.
Chiefs and rajas, sultans and potentates succumbed to western authority with no apparent regret on the part of their subjects.
Elected officials come and go, but the military potentates , policies and budgets go on and on.
I recall focus groups in the last couple of weeks before election 2000, after the debates, when these swing voters were being fĂȘted like visiting potentates by the networks.
Renaissance potentates kept dwarfs, whom they dressed up, slobbered over, passed around at the dinner table, or presented as gifts to influential friends.
These states have remained theocracies, and so sharia, or Koranic law, remains the highest authority, even for secular potentates .
It is very serious, very diplomatic-looking; you could imagine it being driven by foreign potentates and dictators.
And their power-crazed heads obviously long to wear a crown, which is why they behave like old-style nawabs and potentates .
And there are still the big-spending customers – potentates whose immeasurable wealth is coupled with discerning taste.
He does, after all, have a few other things to do – like take congratulatory phone calls from the world’s presidents and potentates .

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