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British English: /ˈpɒsɪbli/
American English: /ˈpɑsəbli/

Translation of possibly in French:


  • 1 (maybe) pornography is possibly to blame
    la pornographie en est peut-être la cause
    the infection is possibly due to contaminated water
    l'infection est peut-être due à de l'eau contaminée
    the house was possibly once an inn
    autrefois la maison était peut-être une auberge
    ‘will it rain tonight?’—‘possibly’
    ‘va-t-il pleuvoir ce soir?’—‘peut-être (bien)’
    possibly, but is there any evidence?
    peut-être (bien), mais y a-t-il des preuves?
  • 2 (for emphasis) See examples: how could they possibly understand?
    comment donc pourraient-ils comprendre?
    what can he possibly do to you?
    qu'est-ce que tu veux qu'il te fasse?
    we can't possibly afford it
    nous n'en avons absolument pas les moyens
    I can't possibly stay here
    je ne peux absolument pas rester ici
    I'll do everything I possibly can
    je ferai (absolument) tout mon possible
    she'll come as soon as she possibly can
    elle viendra dès que cela lui sera possible

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