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EN[ˈpɑsɪbli] [ˈpɒsɪbli]
US
Fpeut-être

    Definition of possibly in English Dictionary

  • AdverbeCOMmore possiblySUPmost possiblySUF-ly
    1. (modifying a clause or predicate) Perhaps; indicates that the proposition may be true (is not certainly false) regardless of any facts or circumstances known to, stated by or implied by the speaker.
      1. Possibly, they will make gains in the midterm elections.
      2. It was possibly the costliest mistake in the organization's history.
      3. This rare and possibly unique specimen must be conserved.
    2. (modifying a verb) In the realm of possibility; indicates that the action may successfully be performed (is not impossible) regardless of any facts or circumstances known to, stated by or implied by the speaker that might limit the performance.
      1. I'm much stronger than you, so you can't possibly win.
      2. I couldn't possibly be there on time.
      3. I couldn't possibly cheat on my wife.
      4. It seems unlikely, but, yes, they could possibly win even now.
      5. The police don't know him, and the information they have leads them to think he could possibly have murdered his wife.
  • Plus d'exemples
    1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
      • The only other hyaenodonts known at that time were the teratodontine Dissopsalis, which was present in Africa and Asia [134 ] and the koholiine Metapterodon, which was possibly present in Asia [135 ].
      • As Sallas immediately said, the 130 scabs who so easily replaced the striking printers in '85 won't be foisted upon the union--to degrade it and possibly decertify it.
      • There have been a great many theories as to why the zinc is deposited on and alloyed with the metal treated, but I think that the theory of sublineation is possibly the one most correct.
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    1. Adverbes
      • Adverbes de phrase
        • Adverbes modaux
      • Morphèmes
        • Suffixes
          • Paroles de suffixe
            • Words suffixed with -ly

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      Mots semblables
      1. en possible
      2. fr possible
      3. en possibley
      4. en passably
      5. en pissily
      Source: Wiktionnaire

      Meaning of possibly for the defined word.

      Grammaticalement, ce mot "possibly" est un adverbe, plus spécifiquement, un adverbes de phrase. C'est aussi un morphème, plus spécifiquement, un suffixe.
      Difficulté: Niveau 1
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      Facile     ➨     Difficile
      Définition: Niveau 6
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      Précis    ➨     Polyvalent
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