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possible world

  

      n     (Logic)   (in modal logic) a semantic device formalizing the notion of what the world might have been like. A statement is necessarily true if and only if it is true in every possible world  
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possible  
      adj  
1    capable of existing, taking place, or proving true without contravention of any natural law  
2    capable of being achieved  
it is not possible to finish in three weeks     
3    having potential or capabilities for favourable use or development  
the idea is a possible money-spinner     
4    that may or may not happen or have happened; feasible but less than probable  
it is possible that man will live on Mars     
5      (Logic)   (of a statement, formula, etc.) capable of being true under some interpretation, or in some circumstances. Usual symbol: Mp or <poss>p, where p is the given expression  
      n  
6       another word for       possibility       3  
     (C14: from Latin possibilis that may be, from posse to be able, have power)  
Although it is very common to talk about something being very possible or more possible, these uses are generally thought to be incorrect, since possible describes an absolute state, and therefore something can only be possible or not possible: it is very likely (not very possible) that he will resign; it has now become easier (not more possible) to obtain an entry visa  


logically possible  
      adj   capable of being described without self-contradiction  
possible world  
      n     (Logic)   (in modal logic) a semantic device formalizing the notion of what the world might have been like. A statement is necessarily true if and only if it is true in every possible world  

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possible

  
1    conceivable, credible, hypothetical, imaginable, likely, potential  
2    attainable, doable, feasible, on     (informal)   practicable, realizable, viable, within reach, workable  
3    hopeful, likely, potential, probable, promising  
  
Antonyms     
   impossible, impracticable, improbable, inconceivable, incredible, unfeasible, unimaginable, unlikely, unobtainable, unreasonable, unthinkable  

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exp.
as soon as possible
abbreviation
n.
A progressing virtual world of global computers having networks of interdependent information technology infrastructures, telecommunications networks and computer processing systems, in which online interaction takes place.
[Tech.]
n.
electric spectrum of data creating, storing, retrieving and synchronizing
[Tech.];[Leg.] date relating to electric digits
exp.
intensifying expression, often used with "look"
he looked for all the world as if he was going to cry: il avait vraiment l'air d'être sur le point de pleurer
n.
The Most Ultimate Level Possible , Really Good Scene , Level Beyond Trillion, Beyond Typical
" Thats A Strillion Car" , "He's Doing A Strillion Scene", Strillion Outfit
n.
a strategy video game originary from Japan, published by Nintendo. Now it is very popular everywhere around the world.
The name Pokémo ncomes from the words Pocket Monsters
n.
(in neomarxist thought) the second main exploitive social class: The bourgeoisie of formation. The members of the formoisie have human capital, receive high wages (the most frequently thanks to their diplomas) and consume more than the world GDP. (neologism 1993 Yanick Toutain)
[Hum. Sc.] The formoisie is the social class that created social-democracy and stalinism.
n.
(in neomarxist thought) the third main exploitive social class: The bourgeoisie of innovation. The members of the innovoisie have usually human innovating capital. They receive (as individuals) copyrights or patent rights and consume more than the world GDP. (neologism 1996 Yanick Toutain)
n.
government by revocable delegates chosen and controlled by groups of 25 delegators. Revocable delegates designated the higher levels : basis delegate, council delegate, deputy-delegate, national delegate, international delegate, and world delegate.
n.
human or machine conduct socially acceptable in the cyber world
[Tech.];[Leg.]
exp.
business operating in a "real world" not on the internet : like a department store, a car manufacturer
see : click and mortar : a business that combine new technologies and traditional business
n.
online footprint left by an user, available across the world wide web.
[Tech.]
n.
term used to reffer to a person that thinks the end of the world is near
exp.
when you are happy, people will want to be around you and share your happiness, but when you are sad, people will avoid you.
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