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adjective uk   /ˈpɒs.ə.bl̩/  us   /ˈpɑː.sə-/

possible adjective (CAN ACHIEVE)

A1 able to be done or achieved, or able to exist: I can't get it all done by Friday - it's just not possible. Is it possible to buy tickets in advance? They got as far as was humanly possible (= as far as anyone could have) before turning back.
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as much, quickly, soon, etc. as possible A2 as much, quickly, soon, etc. as something can happen or be done: Please take your seats as quickly as possible. I'll go as soon as possible.
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possible adjective (NOT CERTAIN)

B1 [+ (that)] that might or might not happen: It's possible (that) Mira might turn up tonight. "Do you think he'll end up in prison?" "It's very possible." That's one possible solution to the problem.
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