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potential2 W3 [uncountable]
the possibility that something will develop in a particular way, or have a particular effect
The company certainly has the potential for growth.
the potential of the Internet to create jobs
if people or things have potential, they have a natural ability or quality that could develop to make them very good
She has the potential to become a champion.
a young player with great potential
achieve/fulfil/realize your (full) potential (=succeed as well as you possibly can)
the difference in voltage between two points on an electrical circuit