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ありうる, ありえる (有り得る)
arieru
JLPT N2 Author: Amatuka
Meaning
To be possible, to be conceivable
Do you think it is likely they will arrive this evening?
ある可能性がある。あるはずである。
See also
Phrases
Can there be a computer intelligent enough to tell a joke?
#3394 Author: dc

It is within the bounds of possibility that she will succeeded.
#3395 Author: dc

That state called safety - no matter where you look can't be found.
#729 Author: Amatuka

Even in Japan I think that could talk well enough.
#728 Author: Amatuka, bamboo4

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