perhaps

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perhaps is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
perhaps

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Positive
perhaps

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  1. If you say that perhaps something will happen or that perhaps it is true, you mean it may happen or be true.
    Perhaps someday I'll learn how to drive.
    If I tried again, perhaps it might work.
  2. You use maybe when you are not sure about something.
    We shouldn't do it, we don't want to do it, and perhaps most importantly, we don't have the money to do it.
    Nokia is perhaps Finland's best-known company.

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