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potential

US [pəˈtenʃ(ə)l]
UK [pə'tenʃ(ə)l]
  • n.潜力;电位;电势;可能性
  • adj.潜在的;可能的
  • Web潜能;潜势
Plural Form:potentials  
potential
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adj.
1.
[obn]
潜在的;可能的that can develop into sth or be developed in the future
potential customers
潜在的客户
a potential source of conflict
潜在的冲突根源
a potential prime minister
未来的首相
First we need to identify actual and potential problems.
首先,我们需要弄清实际的问题和潜在的问题。
n.
1.
[u]
可能性;潜在性the possibility of sth happening or being developed or used
the potential for change
变革的可能性
The European marketplace offers excellent potential for increasing sales.
欧洲市场带来了扩销的大好机遇。
2.
[u]
潜力;潜质qualities that exist and can be developed
All children should be encouraged to realize their full potential .
应当鼓励所有的儿童充分发挥他们的潜能。
She has great potential as an artist.
她很有潜质,是一位可造就的艺术家。
He has the potential to become a world-class musician.
他有潜力成为世界级的音乐家。
The house has a lot of potential.
这所房子颇具潜力。
3.
[u][c]
电位;电势;电压the difference in voltage between two points in an electric field or circuit

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