ceteris paribus


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ce·ter·is par·i·bus

 (kā′tər-ĭs păr′ə-bəs)
adv. Abbr. cet. par.
With all other factors or things remaining the same.

[New Latin cēterīs paribus, with other things equal : Latin cēterīs, ablative pl. of cēterus, the other, the rest + Latin paribus, ablative pl. of pār, equal.]

ceteris paribus

(ˈkɛtərɪs ˈpɑːrɪbʊs)
other things being equal
[C17: Latin]
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Adv.1.ceteris paribus - all other things being equal
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