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in posse

[ in -pos-e; English in -pos-ee ]
/ ɪn ˈpɒs ɛ; English ɪn ˈpɒs i /
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adverb, adjective Latin.
in possibility; potentially (contrasted with in esse).
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British Dictionary definitions for in posse

in posse
/ (ɪn ˈpɒsɪ) /

adjective
possible; potentialCompare in esse

Word Origin for in posse

Latin, literally: in possibility
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