Definition of in potentia in English:

in potentia

adverb

  • As a possibility; potentially.

    • ‘Trying to give a list of less common ones is dangerous; many forms exist, so to speak, in potentia.’
    • ‘This is so because the waveform exhibits interference effects, meaning that ALL these states exist in potentia.’

Origin

Latin, in potentiality.

Pronunciation:

in potentia

/ˌɪn pəˈtɛnʃɪə/