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English definition of “might”

might

verb
 
/maɪt/
A2 used to talk about what will possibly happen: I might come. It might be finished by Thursday.
B1 used to talk about what is possibly true: I think Isabel might be pregnant.
(Definition of might from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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