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adjective possible pronunciation in British English /ˈpɒsəb(ə)l/
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  1. 1
    if something is possible, it can be done
    The task will not be possible without access to the Internet.
    it is possible to do something: It is possible to see as far as Corsica on a clear day.
    make something possible: a new technique that made it possible to perform this operation
    if (at all) possible: We need to avoid delay if at all possible.
    1. a.
      something that is possible might happen in the future
      A guilty verdict is always possible.
      possible (that): It is perfectly possible that humans might one day live on other planets.
    2. b.
      likely or suitable in a particular situation or for a particular purpose
      a possible explanation
      a possible site for the new school building
  2. 2
    considered capable of happening, existing, being done, or being true, but not very likely
    possible (that): I suppose it’s just possible she didn’t know, but I’m sure I told her.
  3. 3
    used with a superlative for emphasizing that something has the most or least of a particular quality
    He arrived at the worst possible time.
    Deb scored the highest score possible on the test.



a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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