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Meaning of “potential” - Learner’s Dictionary

potential

adjective [always before noun]     /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.PotentialHoping and hopefulness
potentially adverb B2 a potentially fatal condition
Translations of “potential”
in Arabic إمكانِيّة…
in Korean 잠재적인…
in Malaysian berpotensi…
in French en puissance…
in Turkish olası, muhtemel, potansiyel…
in Italian potenziale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 潛在的,可能的…
in Russian потенциальный…
in Polish potencjalny…
in Vietnamese tiềm năng…
in Spanish potencial…
in Portuguese potencial, possível…
in Thai ที่อาจเกิดขึ้นได้…
in German potentiell…
in Catalan potencial, possible…
in Japanese 可能性がある…
in Indonesian potensial…
in Chinese (Simplified) 潜在的,可能的…
(Definition of potential adjective from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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