nontheoretical

adjective
non·​the·​o·​ret·​i·​cal | \ ˌnän-ˌthē-ə-ˈre-ti-kəl How to pronounce nontheoretical (audio) , -ˌthir-ˈe- \

Definition of nontheoretical

: not theoretical : not involving theory or existing only in theory … I came to wonder how well some of those Ph.D.'s and their theories would do with a nontheoretical child.— Jerry Large

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nontheoretically \ ˌnän-​ˌthē-​ə-​ˈre-​ti-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce nontheoretical (audio) , -​ˌthir-​ˈe-​ \ adverb

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1877, in the meaning defined above

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“Nontheoretical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nontheoretical. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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