in posse

[in pos-e; English in pos-ee]

adverb, adjective Latin.

in possibility; potentially (contrasted with in esse).

Nearby words

  1. in place of,
  2. in plain english,
  3. in play,
  4. in pocket,
  5. in point,
  6. in practice,
  7. in praesenti,
  8. in praise of folly,
  9. in principio,
  10. in principle

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British Dictionary definitions for in posse

in posse

adjective

possible; potentialCompare in esse

Word Origin for in posse

Latin, literally: in possibility

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