Definition of 'perhaps'
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This is perhaps one of the most serious points. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Perhaps you can see where this is heading. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Some of his underlying statistics perhaps help to explain why. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Perhaps that is something to look forward to. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Perhaps it is time to schedule another spa day. The Sun (2016) Perhaps the only certainty is that the lawyers representing each side will make a fortune sorting out the inevitable dispute. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Perhaps you are thinking that partner has asked for a club and so that is the suit you should switch to. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We will know perhaps one day. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Though perhaps unaware, they are in agony. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's a tough challenge in the face of so much despair but may perhaps be enough. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Perhaps it is good news for the department. Times, Sunday Times (2011)You may perhaps consider two important questions. Educational Psychology in a Changing World (1988)We are all going to retire or perhaps make a move to another role. Christianity Today (2000)He was perhaps the only one to see it. The Broken God (1993)The work can perhaps be seen as a secular oratorio. Times, Sunday Times (2008)These scholars make no attempt to explain religion and perhaps to explain it away. Sociology and Religion: A Collection of Readings (1995)Perhaps this is something over which compromise is not possible? Times, Sunday Times (2008)These were perhaps the worst times of all. M.E. and You - a self-help plan (1988)You are stronger than you perhaps yet know. Life Without Work (1994)Perhaps a good reply would be this. The Chomsky Update - Linguistics and Politics (1990)Though this may perhaps be thought to set the bar a little low. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is a gloss upon this rhyme that makes it perhaps a little clearer. What the Bee Knows - reflections on myth, symbol and story (1989)But perhaps one can party not wisely but too well. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Perhaps we will see the end of the life we know. Times, Sunday Times (2006)That perhaps explains much of what is about to unfold. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Perhaps there was something properly wrong with me. Times, Sunday Times (2007)So perhaps the time is not yet ripe for the argument to be made. Times, Sunday Times (2011) Perhaps it was best not to know. Peter Pan (1911)The subsequent heart attack may perhaps be advanced by such stress but it would probably have happened anyway. BMA Family Doctor Guide - Heart Disease (1989) Though perhaps not that bit about Cliff. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Less than one might think, perhaps. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This is relatively high for any housebuilder, though perhaps not at this stage in the cycle. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Perhaps not vintage, but very good. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There will be a happy ending, though perhaps not quite in the way that you would expect. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Rather than make it about the wealth share, perhaps think about sharing sentimental pieces that are meaningful for you to keep. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'perhaps'
British English: perhaps /pəˈhæps; præps/ ADVERB
You use perhaps when you are not sure about something.
In the end they lost millions, perhaps billions.
- American English: perhaps
- Arabic: لَعَّلَّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: talvez
- Chinese: 或许
- Croatian: možda
- Czech: možná
- Danish: måske
- Dutch: misschien
- European Spanish: quizá
- Finnish: ehkä
- French: peut-être
- German: vielleicht
- Greek: ενδεχομένως
- Italian: forse
- Japanese: ことによると
- Korean: 아마
- Norwegian: muligens
- Polish: być może
- European Portuguese: talvez
- Romanian: poate
- Russian: возможно
- Spanish: quizá
- Swedish: kanske
- Thai: บางที
- Turkish: belki
- Ukrainian: можливо
- Vietnamese: có thể
Definition of perhaps from the Collins English Dictionary
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