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.]
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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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Ceteris paribus (all other things remaining constant), Poe will get more than 30 million votes in the upcoming midterm elections, which should set the stage for the next chapter in her political life.
A towering figure of the 19th century economics, David Ricardo, introduced the term 'ceteris paribus' into mainstream economic thought.
That implies that companies see a higher payoff for capital investment, ceteris paribus, when the economy is going poorly, so they are more inclined to invest already when the tax incentives for investing go up.
This negative attitude makes injuries inflicted by other persons worse than ir\juries caused by nature, ceteris paribus. As Strawson would later put it, the perpetrator's attitude of disregard prompts in the victim the reactive attitude of resentment.
Summary: One of the assumptions that economists sometimes use to frame their models is to specify that some variables will be held constant, a concept that's expressed with the Latin phrase "ceteris paribus."