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English definition of “hypothetical”


adjective [not gradable]    /ˌhɑɪ·pəˈθet̬·ɪ·kəl/
of or based on a hypothesis: He dismissed the questions as purely hypothetical. hypothetically    /ˌhɑɪ·pəˈθet̬·ɪk·li/ adverb Any electronic voting system is hypothetically hackable.
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