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1‘there was still a possibility that he might be found alive’
chance, likelihood, probability, prospect, hope
risk, hazard, danger, fear
2‘they discussed the possibility of launching a major research project on the theme’
feasibility, practicability, chances, odds, attainability, achievability, potentiality, conceivability, probability
3‘buying a smaller house is one possibility’
option, alternative, choice, course of action, solution, recourse
4‘he had distinct possibilities as a player’
potential, potentiality, promise, prospects
capability, ability, aptitude, capacity
informal what it takes
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