Definition of prepotency in US English:

prepotency

noun

  • See prepotent

    • ‘Prior to February 2000, there were three different and competing staff organizations that could claim prepotency in Korea.’
    • ‘It seems obvious that these animals are trapped by strong instinctive behaviors, and clearly we have here a demonstration of the prepotency of such behavior patterns over those which have been conditioned.’
    • ‘The Cleveland Bay's accomplishments and their prepotency prompted their use as foundation stock or improvement sires for other breeds.’