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adjective [before noun]     /pəˈten.ʃəl/ US  /poʊ-/
B2 possible when the necessary conditions exist: A number of potential buyers have expressed interest in the company. Many potential customers are waiting for a fall in prices before buying. The accident is a grim reminder of the potential dangers involved in North Sea oil production.PotentialHoping and hopefulness
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