ex hypothesi

adverb
ex hy·​po·​the·​si | \ˌeks-hī-ˈpä-thə-ˌsī \

Definition of ex hypothesi 

: according to assumptions made : by hypothesis regard … all elites as ex hypothesi incompatible with democracy— P. G. J. Pulzer

First Known Use of ex hypothesi

1603, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ex hypothesi

New Latin, from a hypothesis

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