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po·ten·tial

potential

 
 
pronunciation:
p ten shl
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition: able to come into being; possible.
That broken stair is a potential danger.
 
synonyms:
possible
antonyms:
actual
similar words:
dormant, likely, probable
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a certain skill that may be developed.
He has the potential to be a great dancer.
synonyms:
aptitude, capacity, promise
similar words:
ability, faculty, gift, talent
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