in theoretical terms

idiom

: in terms of what is possible or imagined rather than to what is known to be true or real : theoretically
I was speaking in theoretical terms.

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“In theoretical terms.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20theoretical%20terms. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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