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English definition of “potentiality”

potentiality

noun [C or U]     /pəˌten.ʃiˈæl.ə.ti/ US  /poʊˌten.ʃiˈæl.ə.t̬i/ formal
an ability for development , achievement , or success that is natural or has not been used: [+ to infinitive] The army's potentiality to intervene in politics remains strong .PotentialHoping and hopefulness
(Definition of potentiality noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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