ceteris paribus

[ key-te-rees -pah-ri-boos; English set-er-is -par-uh-buhs ]
/ ˈkeɪ tɛˌris ˈpɑ rɪˌbʊs; English ˈsɛt ər ɪs ˈpær ə bəs /

Latin.

other things being equal.

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British Dictionary definitions for ceteris paribus

ceteris paribus
/ (ˈkɛtərɪs ˈpɑːrɪbʊs) /

other things being equal

Word Origin for ceteris paribus

C17: Latin
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