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potencial
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potencial(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (possible)
a. potential
La agencia está buscando traductores para un potencial proyecto de localización en la India.The agency is seeking translators for a potential localization project in India.
2. (grammar)
a. conditional
"Si viviera en Madrid, te visitaría" es una oración de sentido potencial."If I lived in Madrid I would go and visit you" is a conditional sentence.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
3. (possibilities)
a. potential
El cazatalentos cree que tengo potencial para convertirme en un gran artista.The headhunter thinks I have the potential to become a great artist.
4. (strength)
a. power
Groenlandia tendrá un gran potencial económico en el futuro dada su situación geográfica.Greenland will have great economic power in the future given its geographical location.
5. (grammar)
a. conditional
El profesor nos dijo que el potencial suele aparecer después de la conjunción "si".The teacher told us that the conditional usually appears after the conjunction "if."
6. (electricity)
a. potential
Este circuito tiene un potencial de 300 voltios.This circuit has a potential of 300 volts.
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potencial
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. potential
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (fuerza)
a. power
3. (posibilidades)
a. potential
4. (grammar)
a. conditional
5. (electronics)
a. (electric) potential
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potencial
adjective
potential
1 (capacidad) potential
potencial comercial market potential
potencial de ventas sales potential
potencial ganador (Economía) earning potential; (Dep) potential to win
Rominger ha precisado de una gran exhibición en la Vuelta para despertar dudas sobre su potencial ganador en el Tour
2 (Lingüística) conditional
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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