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po·ten·tial

 (pə-tĕn′shəl)
adj.
1. Capable of being but not yet in existence; latent or undeveloped: a potential problem; a substance with many potential uses.
2. Grammar Of, relating to, or being a verbal construction with auxiliaries such as may or can; for example, it may snow.
n.
1. The inherent ability or capacity for growth, development, or future success: an investment with a lot of potential; a singer who has the potential to become a major star.
2. The possibility that something might happen or result from given conditions: a tense situation with the potential to turn into a riot; farming practices that increase the potential for the erosion of topsoil.
4. Grammar A potential verb form.

[Middle English potencial, from Old French potenciel, from Late Latin potentiālis, powerful, from Latin potentia, power, from potēns, potent-, present participle of posse, to be able; see potent.]

po·ten′tial·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.potentially - with a possibility of becoming actual; "he is potentially dangerous"; "potentially useful"
Translations
ذو طاقَةٍ كامِنَه
potencionálně
muligvis
lehetségesen
mögulega
potenciálne
potansiyel olarak

potentially

[pəˈtenʃəlɪ] ADVen potencia, potencialmente

potentially

[pəˈtɛnʃəli] adv
(with adjectives)potentiellement
It's potentially dangerous → C'est potentiellement dangereux.
(= used as sentence adverb) → potentiellement
Potentially, this could damage the reputation of the whole industry → Potentiellement, cela pourrait entacher la réputation de l'industrie tout entière.

potentially

advpotenziell, potentiell; potentially, these problems are very seriousdiese Probleme könnten sich als gravierend herausstellen

potentially

[pəʊˈtɛnʃəlɪ] advpotenzialmente

potential

(pəˈtenʃəl) adjective
possible; that may develop into the thing mentioned. That hole in the road is a potential danger.
noun
the possibility, or likelihood, of successful development (in a particular way). The land has great farming potential; He shows potential as a teacher.
poˈtentially adverb
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