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Engelsk navneord: possibility

1. possibility (om erkendelse) a future prospect or potential


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis room has great possibilities.


Mindre specifikke termerexpectation, outlook, prospect

2. possibility (om tilstand) capability of existing or happening or being true


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThere is a possibility that his sense of smell has been impaired.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)possibleness


Mindre specifikke termerbeing, beingness, existence


Mere specifikke termerachievability, attainability, attainableness, chance, conceivability, conceivableness, opportunity, potency, potential, potentiality


Kendetegnerimpossible, possible


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)impossibility, impossibleness

3. possibility (om erkendelse) a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA scientific hypothesis that survives experimental testing becomes a scientific theory.
He proposed a fresh theory of alkalis that later was accepted in chemical practices.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)hypothesis, theory


Mindre specifikke termerconcept, conception, construct


Mere specifikke termerassumption, conjecture, framework, gemmule, historicism, hypothetical, model, speculation, supposal, supposition, theoretical account


Omfatter disse overordnede termertheory

4. possibility (om erkendelse) a possible alternative


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningBankruptcy is always a possibility.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)opening, possible action


Mindre specifikke termeralternative, choice, option


Mere specifikke termerpossible









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