all/other things being equal

idiom

Definition of all/other things being equal

formal
used to say what should happen or be true if two situations, products, etc., are different in a specified way but not in other ways All things being equal, a person with a PhD should be getting a higher salary than someone with only a master's degree.

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“All/other things being equal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/all%2Fother%20things%20being%20equal. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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