Definition of ceteris paribus in English:

ceteris paribus

Syllabification: ce·te·ris pa·ri·bus
Pronunciation: /ˌkātəris ˈparəbəs
 
/

adverb

formal
  • With other conditions remaining the same: shorter hours of labor will, ceteris paribus, reduce the volume of output
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    • The former kind of clause I shall call ceteris paribus clause, the latter one closure clause.
    • Furthermore, illustrates it with some examples, proves that the transformation preserves the ceteris paribus property and presents some complexity results.
    • Consequently, I argue that even if there are ceteris paribus sentences, it is unlikely that there are ceteris paribus laws.

Origin

early 17th century: modern Latin.

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