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potentially meaning

EN[pəˈtɛnʃ(ə)li]

    Definition of potentially in English Dictionary

  • AdverbCOMmore potentiallySUPmost potentiallySUF-ly
    1. In a manner showing much potential; with the possibility of happening in a given way.
      1. Nevertheless, it is clear that the global energy demand for air-conditioning will grow substantially as nations become more affluent, with the consequences of climate change potentially accelerating the demand.
    2. OBS Powerfully, strongly.
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • This means the providers of the funds are basically swapping good, solid cash for potentially toxic debt.
        • One baicalinase and three baicalein 7-O-glucuronosyltransferases genes potentially involved in the transformation between baicalin/wogonoside and baicalein/wogonin were identified.
        • Although we observed that collagen strongly induced the aggregation of platelets to potentially cause coronary microembolization, GH did not enhance thrombogenicity.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adverbs
        • Morphemes
          • Suffixes
            • Words by suffix
              • Words suffixed with -ly
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        Meaning of potentially for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "potentially" is an adverb. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe.
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