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English definition of “potential”


noun     /pəˈtenʃəl/
SUCCESS [U] B2 qualities or abilities that may develop and allow someone or something to succeed : to achieve your full potential She has a lot of potential as a writer .PotentialHoping and hopefulness
potential for sth/doing sth the possibility that something may happen : There is the potential for some really interesting research .Possible and probable the difference in voltage (= how strong an electrical current is) between two points Electricity and electronics
(Definition of potential noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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