potential - definition and synonyms

 
 
 
noun [uncountable] 

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/pəˈtenʃ(ə)l/
  1. the possibility to develop or achieve something in the future

    Our common goal is to maximize our potential for economic growth.

    realize/reach your (full) potential (=achieve the most that you are capable of):

    As a composer, she still hasn’t realized her potential.