hold promise

hold promise

To have potential or be likely to achieve success. Our new recruit holds promise. I hope he can deliver during the season. Everyone thought the prototype held promise, but it didn't hold up during the testing phase.
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Nvidia Analysts Preview Q2 Earnings: A Challenging Near Term, But Out Years Hold Promise
The nano-size scaffolds hold promise for advanced stem cell transplantation and neural tissue engineering.
"These tests hold promise for prenatal care in both the developed and developing worlds, although they require validation in larger, blinded clinical trials," the authors write.
We believe that VB-111 may still hold promise for other indications we currently or may study in the future."
It is the kind of professional reading that deepens our appreciation for what has happened across the years to develop and stimulate our thinking about central issues that hold promise in keeping us relevant.
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With the near future holding promise for fine-tuning immunotherapy for breast cancer, this trinity of ultrasound-guided cryoablation, freezing of any residual tumor and the tumor bed in situ, and focused immunotherapy could hold promise as an effective, three-part solution for patients with early small cancers.
Puffed Wood Pellets Hold Promise for Coal Power Plant Conversions
Research on the use of pulsed electromagnetic field therapy in dogs with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), also known as enlarged prostate, suggests it may hold promise for the nonsurgical treatment in men.
According to TechCrunch, the firm found Bitcoin likely can't work as a currency, but the ledger-based technology that underlies it could hold promise.
New materials technologies hold promise for these devices.
Genetic screening tests also hold promise for potential expansion of the in-vitro diagnostic market, the study noted.
Targeting expression of the gene Neuregulin1, which makes a protein important for brain development, may hold promise for treating at least some patients with the brain disorder, say researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health.
"Organic transistors, which switch or amplify electronic signals, hold promise for making video displays that bend like book pages or roll and unroll like posters," said Podzorov.