In posse
Posse Pos"se, n. See {Posse comitatus}. [1913 Webster]

{In posse}. See {In posse} in the Vocabulary. [1913 Webster]


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  • in posse — in pos·se /in pä sē/ adv or adj [Medieval Latin, in possibility]: not in actuality: having a potential to exist compare in esse Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • In posse — In pos se [L.] In possibility; possible, although not yet in existence or come to pass; contradistinguished from {in esse}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • in posse — [in pä′sē] adj. 〚L〛 in possibility; only potentially: opposed to IN ESSE * * * …   Universalium

  • in posse — [in pä′sē] adj. [L] in possibility; only potentially: opposed to IN ESSE …   English World dictionary

  • in posse — ˈpäsē adverb (or adjective) Etymology: Medieval Latin : in possibility or capacity : not in actuality contains within itself, in posse, implicitly, ideally, the entire logico dialectical process Frank Thilly : potentially contrasted with in esse… …   Useful english dictionary

  • in posse — /in posiy/ In possibility; not in actual existence. See in esse …   Black's law dictionary

  • in posse — /in posiy/ In possibility; not in actual existence. See in esse …   Black's law dictionary

  • in posse — In possibility; in potentiality, as opposed to in esse …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • in posse — 1. adjective in possibility, having a potential to exist, in potential but not in actuality, (contradistinguished by in esse) 2. adverb in possibility, having a potential to exist, in potential but not in actuality, (contradistinguished by in… …   Wiktionary

  • in posse — [L.] Possible, in possibility, potentially existent, germinal, in germ …   New dictionary of synonyms

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