ceteris paribus

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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