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There's night and day, brother, both sweet things; sun, moon, and stars, brother, all sweet things; there's likewise a wind on the heath. Life is very sweet, brother; who would wish to die?
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Adjective

possible (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
possible

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. Able but not certain to happen; not impossible.
    Rain tomorrow is possible, but I wouldn't bet on it.
    It's not just possible, it's probable.
  2. Capable of being done.
  3. Being considered for a position.
    Jones and Smith are both possible for the opening in sales.

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Noun

Singular
possible

Plural
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possible ({{{1}}})
  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Someone being considered for a position.
    Jones is a possible for the new opening in sales.
  2. (rare) A particular event that may happen.

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French

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Adjective

Singular Plural
Masculine possible
IPA: /pɔ.sibl/
possibles
IPA: /pɔ.sibl/
Feminine possible
IPA: /pɔ.sibl/
possibles
IPA: /pɔ.sibl/

possible

  1. possible

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