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Etymology of the Latin word possibilitas

the Late Latin word possibilitas
derived from the Latin word possibilis (possible)
derived from the Latin word posse (to be able; be able, can; [multum posse => have much)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *poti- (powerful, lord)
using the Latin suffix -ibilis (-able)

Derivations in other languages

French possibilité, Italian possibilità, Portuguese possibilidade, Spanish posibilidad

Usage

Word found in Late Latin



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