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1 potential /pəˈtɛnʃəl/ adjective
1 potential
/pəˈtɛnʃəl/
adjective
Learner's definition of POTENTIAL
always used before a noun
: capable of becoming real : possible
2 potential /pəˈtɛnʃəl/ noun
plural potentials
2 potential
/pəˈtɛnʃəl/
noun
plural potentials
Learner's definition of POTENTIAL
[count] : a chance or possibility that something will happen or exist in the future usually singular usually + for
: a quality that something has that can be developed to make it better
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[noncount]
[noncount] : an ability that someone has that can be developed to help that person become successful
[count, noncount] technical : the amount of work that is required to move a quantity of electricity from one point on a circuit to another
◊ This kind of work is usually measured in volts.
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