in abstracto

adverb

in ab·​strac·​to
ˌinəbzˈtrak(ˌ)tō,
-bˈst-
: in or from an abstract point of view : in the abstract
the question could not be settled in abstractoYuen-li-Liang
discovering the problem purely theoretically, in abstractoMathematical Biophysics

Word History

Etymology

Latin, in the abstract

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“In abstracto.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20abstracto. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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