There are 2 translations of potential in Spanish:

potential1

Pronunciation: /pəˈtentʃəl; pəˈtenʃəl/

n

u
  • 1 (capacity) potencial (m); (possibilities) posibilidades (fpl) to develop one's potential desarrollar su ( or mi etc) potencial she never achieved her full potential no llegó a desarrollar plenamente su potencial you've got potential tienes aptitudes or posibilidades sales potential potencial de ventas she showed great potential as a singer prometía mucho or era muy prometedora como cantante the potential for expansion is unlimited las posibilidades de expansión son ilimitadas he had the potential to be a great athlete tenía muchas aptitudes or tenía (el) potencial para llegar a ser un gran atleta
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    • Following on from this, I think this story has excellent potential if developed cleverly.
    • He was talented and hard-working and had such potential for success in life.
    • The merit acquired from this gift is used to trigger the forces of latent positive potential in oneself or others.
  • 2 [Elec] potencial (m) (eléctrico)
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    • The normal conduction of action potentials is reliant upon sodium channels.
    • Electrical action potentials, osmotic perturbations or chemical signals may trigger these waves.
    • Various measurable bits in the universe have vastly different potentials to have a causal impact.

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There are 2 translations of potential in Spanish:

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adj

(before n)
  • 1 [danger/improvement/failure] potencial, posible; [leader/star/winner] en potencia
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    • In particular, it claims the cost of the service is likely to turn-off potential customers.
    • Links are also being developed with potential partners in New York, Dubai and Helsinki.
    • Instead the study was just a process to find out the potential capacity for new homes.

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Onda Cero is a radio network broadcasting on AM and FM. It is owned by Telefónica, Spain's most important telecommunications group.