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American English: /ˈpɑsəb(ə)l/
British English: /ˈpɒsɪb(ə)l/

Translation of possible in Spanish:


  • the text must be checked for any possible mistakes
    hay que revisar el texto por si hubiera algún error
    in the best possible taste
    con el mejor de los gustos
    is Tuesday possible for you?
    ¿le viene bien or le es posible el martes?
    the show was made possible by their dedication
    el espectáculo fue posible gracias a su dedicación
    good morning, is it possible to speak to Heather Smith?
    buenos días ¿podría hablar con Heather Smith?
    is it possible she's already left?
    ¿se habrá ido ya?
    it's just possible that he may have survived
    existe una remota posibilidad de que haya sobrevivido
    get here by eight if possible
    llega antes de las ocho, si es posible or si puedes
    as far as possible try to work on your own
    en lo posible intenta trabajar sola
    they see each other as little as possible
    se ven lo menos posible
    as soon as possible
    lo antes posible
    we'll leave as early as possible
    saldremos lo más pronto posible
    we'll help them in every way possible
    los ayudaremos en todo lo (que sea) posible
    in the nicest way possible
    de la mejor manera posible
    Example sentences
    • But we have to take this up as soon as possible for reasons I will explain when I hear from you.
    • Access as soon as possible for NGOs and aid is particularly important.
    • The practice direction requires all applications to be made as soon as possible and before allocation if possible.


  • 1.1 countable (person)
    posible candidato, (-ta) (masculine, feminine)
    1.2 uncountable (what can be done) See examples: the possible
    lo posible
    Example sentences
    • A veteran himself at 35 he could prove to be a valuable addition to the club and a possible for the first team squad.
    • Their striker, who had a knee operation during the summer, missed the probables versus possibles contest at Maine Road last weekend.
    • The other players who were not in the initial tour squad because of injury problems are still possibles for the trip to Australia.

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