in abstracto

adverb in ab·strac·to \ˌinəbzˈtrak(ˌ)tō, -bˈst-\

Definition of in abstracto

  1. :  in or from an abstract point of view :  in the abstract the question could not be settled in abstracto — Yuen-li-Liang discovering the problem purely theoretically, in abstractoMathematical Biophysics

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Origin and Etymology of in abstracto

Latin, in the abstract

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a brief usually trivial fact

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