ceteris paribus definition

  • adverb:
    • with other elements or things remaining equivalent.
    • other items being equal; with all other things or elements staying exactly the same.
    • all the things becoming equal
    • with other factors or things staying the same.
    • other stuff becoming equal; along with other activities or factors staying exactly the same.
    • all the other things being equal
  • noun:
    • Literally, other activities becoming equal; becoming evenly matched in other areas; various other problems corresponding, etc.: as, ceteris paribus, a big man is normally stronger than a tiny one.
    • Literally, other stuff becoming equal; being evenly matched various other respects; various other conditions matching, etc.: as, ceteris paribus, a big man is usually stronger than a little one.

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