In posse
In posse In` pos"se [L.] In possibility; possible, although not yet in existence or come to pass; -- contradistinguished from {in esse}. [1913 Webster]

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  • in esse — /in es e/; Eng. /in es ee/, Latin. in being; in actuality; in actual existence (contrasted with in posse). * * * …   Universalium

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  • in potentia — adverb /ˌin poˈten.ti.aː,ˌɪn pɒˈtɛnʃɑː/ Potentially; in posse but not in esse …   Wiktionary

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