possibly

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈpɒsɪbli/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈpɑsəbli/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(posə blē)


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possibly

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adv
  1. is possibly the [best, worst, most expensive, only]
  2. is possibly [due, related, owing, connected] to
  3. [may, could, might] possibly be [due] to
  4. it may possibly [rain, snow] today
  5. might possibly be [true, genuine, a fake]
  6. [is, are] possibly based [on, upon]
  7. it possibly [led to, resulted in, caused]
  8. possibly in [conjunction, association, combination] with
  9. all they can possibly [eat, use, need, spend, want]
  10. couldn't possibly [eat] (any) more
  11. Could you possibly [ask, check, find out] for me?
  12. could not possibly [manage, cope, handle, finish]
  13. cannot possibly be [true, real, serious]
  14. this is possibly the [best] [hamburger, shake] (I have ever had)
  15. What could you have possibly meant by that?
  16. yes, possibly
  17. UK: possibly so, yes
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