Bedeutung von “potential” — Learner’s Dictionary

potential

adjective [ always before noun ] us uk /pəˈtenʃəl/

B2 A potential problem, employer, partner, etc may become one in the future, although they are not one now:

a potential danger/threat
a potential customer
A number of potential buyers have expressed interest in the building.
potentially adverb

B2

a potentially fatal condition

(Definition von “potential adjective” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)