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There is an increasing possibility that Saffron democratic revolution breaks out in Myanmar.

->Do you feel this sentence is awkward? I'm trying to say that 'A possibility that Saffrom democratic revolution breaks out in Myanmar is increasing.'.
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Then try this:

There is an increasing possibility that a Saffron democratic revolution will break out in Myanmar.
(I presume that Saffron is the name of a political party.)
Thanks for your correction, Mister Micawber.

Saffron revolution is named like this because it is led by monks who wear saffron canonicals.
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Google hits:
604 for "There is an increasing possibility"
18,100 for "There is an increased possibility"

I'd argue that only the 2nd one is really heard.
I googled them and it really shows 'increased possibility' much more than 'inreasing possibility' as you said.

Thank you.
Hi,

"There is an increasing possibility" seems more frequent than "There is an increased possibility" but, to my hear, they seem to convey different meanings.

I'd say that the first one suggests an ongoing process (the possibility is still increasing), and the second one an already completed process (the possibility has increased ... can we infer whether it's still growing?)

I'd like to hear natives' comment on this idea of mine ... if it's wrong, I hope I'm not misleading anybody!
Thanks!
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Hi guys,

Another approach would be to say 'It is increasingly possible that . . .'

Clive
Tanit,
My ear detects the same difference as yours does.
CJ
Thanks, CalifJim Emotion: smile

Shame on me, I misspelt "ear" Emotion: embarrassed
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