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ex hypothesi

[ ekshahy-poth-uh-sahy ]
/ ˈɛks haɪˈpɒθ əˌsaɪ /
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adverb Latin.
by hypothesis; according to assumptions.
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Origin of ex hypothesi

First recorded in 1600–10; from New Latin, equivalent to Latin ex + hypothesī (ablative of hypothesis “basis, assumption”); see origin at ex-1, hypothesis

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British Dictionary definitions for ex hypothesi

ex hypothesi
/ (ɛks haɪˈpɒθəsɪ) /

adverb
in accordance with or following from the hypothesis stated

Word Origin for ex hypothesi

C17: New Latin
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