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what–if

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noun \ˌhwät-ˈif, ˌwät-, ˌ(h)wət-\

Simple Definition of what–if

  • : a question that asks someone to imagine what might happen or what might have happened

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of what–if

  1. :  a suppositional question

what–if

adjective

1970

First Known Use of what–if

1970


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