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ceteris paribus

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adverb ce·te·ris pa·ri·bus \ˈkā-tər-əs-ˈpa-rə-bəs, ˈke-, ˈse-\

Definition of ceteris paribus

  1. :  if all other relevant things, factors, or elements remain unaltered



Origin and Etymology of ceteris paribus

New Latin, other things being equal


First Known Use: 1601


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