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pos·si·bil·i·ty

possibility

 
 
pronunciation:
pa s bI lih ti
part of speech: noun
inflections: possibilities
definition 1: the fact or state of being possible.
The possibility of rain kept us inside all day.
similar words:
odds, probability, promise
definition 2: something that might happen.
Sending humans to Mars is a possibility.
synonyms:
chance
similar words:
hope, likelihood, probability, prospect, risk