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Ceteris paribus

Ceteris paribus

WordNet



adverb


(1)   All other things being equal
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Etymology


, the ablative plural of , + , the ablative plural of . Literally meaning "with other [things] being equal" or "other things being equal".

Adverb



  1. other things being equal; with all other things or factors remaining the same.

Usage notes

  • Used when comparing something to something else that is different in some way but required to be the same in all other ways for the comparison to work.