There are 2 translations of potential in Spanish:

potential1

Pronunciation: /pəˈtentʃəl; pəˈtenʃəl/

n

uncountable/no numerable
  • 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 [Electricity/Electricidad] potencial (masculine) (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:

potential2

adj

(before noun/delante del nombre)
  • 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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Word of the day juerga
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partying …
Cultural fact of the day

Bullfighting is popular in Spain and in Mexico, Colombia, Peru, and Venezuela. For some Spaniards it is crucial to Spanish identity. The season runs from March to October in Spain, from November to March in Latin America.