possibility

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˌpɒsɪˈbɪlɪti/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˌpɑsəˈbɪlɪti/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(pos′ə bili tē)


Inflections of 'possibility' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": possibilities
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possibility

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. is a definite possibility
  2. [with, without, no] possibility of parole
  3. there is [no, a] possibility that
  4. that is not (even) a possibility!
  5. didn't even know that was a possibility!
  6. didn't know that was even a possibility!
  7. the possibility of [change, rain, bankruptcy, success]
  8. a [major, slim] possibility of
  9. there is a possibility for [growth, future developments]
  10. what are the possibilities of [winning, getting, obtaining, gaining]?
  11. the possibility to [use, share, get, change, create, make]
  12. [given, afforded, handed] the possibility to [use]
  13. will keep the possibility in mind
  14. the possibility exists [that, for]
  15. it is only one of the (many) possibilities
  16. there are several possibilities
  17. choose from several possibilities
  18. have [tried, explored] all possibilities
  19. is the [most, least] likely possibility
  20. there is only a [slight, slim] possibility [of, that]
  21. there is a [strong, major, distinct] possibility [of]
  22. that is another possibility
  23. trying to [think of, come up with] other possibilities
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