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noun as in potential for development

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Endowments are about sustainability, about the future, about potentiality.

Everything was to some degree potentiality, until it got channeled in a specific direction by circumstance and the rule-scape into which one was born.

If I am right that this potentiality matters, what can Americans do to retain their historic leadership?

This action provided Virginians with knowledge of the type of terrain and its potentiality along this important borderline.

The determination of what is suitable to a being belongs to the superior Being of whom the lower being is a potentiality.

Now, having the potentiality of producing, it produced within itself; its actualization was "being," and it was united thereto.

Besides, even if actualization be contemporaneous with potentiality, why should not the first rank be assigned to actualization?

Or, if it be insisted that actualization and potentiality must be simultaneous, both principles will be found depending on chance.


On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to potentiality, such as: ability, aptitude, capability, capacity, potential, and power.

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