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might-have-been

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An event that could have but never did occur: "This is one of the great might-have-beens of modern history” ( Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.)

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  • n. Someone or something whose potential greatness was not achieved.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an event that could have occurred but never did

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