potentially

[ puh-ten-shuh-lee ]
/ pəˈtɛn ʃə li /

adverb

possibly but not yet actually: potentially useful information.

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earnest

Origin of potentially

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at potential, -ly
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