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ceteris paribus


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Latin, other things being equal. A disclaimer frequently needed to qualify otherwise overstated claims, which are thereby qualified to apply only across a normal range of cases. By extension, ceteris paribus laws or generalizations are ones applying only when other things are equal.

Subjects: Philosophy — Economics.


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