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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pos·si·bil·i·ty /ˌpɑsəˈbɪləti/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pos·si·bil·i·ty n.; pl. Possibilities
 1. The quality or state of being possible; the power of happening, being, or existing. “All possibility of error.” --Hooker. “Latent possibilities of excellence.”
 2. That which is possible; a contingency; a thing or event that may not happen; a contingent interest, as in real or personal estate.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a future prospect or potential; "this room has great
      2: capability of existing or happening or being true; "there is
         a possibility that his sense of smell has been impaired"
         [syn: possibleness] [ant: impossibility]
      3: a tentative theory about the natural world; a concept that
         is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain
         facts or phenomena; "a scientific hypothesis that survives
         experimental testing becomes a scientific theory"; "he
         proposed a fresh theory of alkalis that later was accepted
         in chemical practices" [syn: hypothesis, theory]
      4: a possible alternative; "bankruptcy is always a possibility"
         [syn: possible action, opening]