ceteris paribus

[key-te-rees pah-ri-boo s; English set-er-is par-uh-buh s]
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British Dictionary definitions for ceteris paribus

ceteris paribus

  1. other things being equal

Word Origin for ceteris paribus

C17: Latin
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Word Origin and History for ceteris paribus

Modern Latin, literally "other things being equal."

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