Translation of "potential" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /pəˈten·ʃəl/ us /pəˈten·ʃəl/


potencial, posible
A few potential buyers have been found.
noun uk /pəˈtenʃəl/ us /pəˈten·ʃəl/

[ no plural ] qualities that allow someone or something to develop or succeed

She has a lot of potential as a writer.

(Translation of “potential” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /pəˈtenʃəl/

possible; that may develop into the thing mentioned

That hole in the road is a potential danger.
potentially adverb

She could potentially become a great artist.
potential energy noun

(physics) the energy that exists in an object because of its position or condition rather than its motion. For example, a raised weight or a charged battery has potential energy

Energia Potencial
The wound spring of a clock possesses potential energy.

(Translation of “potential” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)