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potential

1 noun ED, EMPL, COMM latent qualities or abilities in sb/sthcumas masc1  c m uacmhainneachtpoitéinseal masc to have potential cumas a bheith ionatshe has great potential tá an-chumas inti, tá an-mhianach inti, tá an-acmhainneacht aicithis project has economic potential baineann acmhainneacht eacnamaíoch leis an tionscadal seo, d'fhéadfadh an tionscadal seo bheith ina ghnó maithwind power has great potential in this area tá an-phoitéinseal ag baint le cumhacht na gaoithe sa cheantar seo, tá féidearthachtaí móra ag baint le cumhacht na gaoithe sa cheantar seohe has the leadership potential, without doubt tá mianach na ceannasaíochta ann, gan amhras to reach your full potential (also to realise your full potential, to achieve your full potential) barr do chumais a bhaint amach she hasn't fulfilled her potential yet níor shroich sí barr a cumais fósher potential for violence took my breath away bhain a hacmhainn chun foréigin an anáil díom 2 noun COMM, SCI possibility of sth happening or sb doing sthacmhainneachtpoitéinseal masccumas masc1  c m uacmhainn fem2  c m ugrowth potential acmhainneacht fáisinvestment potential poitéinseal infheistíochtain terms of research potential ó thaobh acmhainn taighde de
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3 noun PHYSpoitéinseal mascelectrical potential poitéinseal leictreach 4 adjective COMM, SCIféideartha adj3poitéinsiúil adj2  c m uionchasachpotential employees fostaithe féidearthahe's a potential Taoiseach tá ábhar Taoisigh annwe have a potential problem here d'fhéadfadh fadhb a bheith againn anseo

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