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hypothetical

adjective     /ˌhaɪ.pəˈθet.ɪ.kəl/ US  /-ˈθet̬-/
imagined or suggested but not necessarily real or true: a hypothetical example/situation This is all very hypothetical but supposing Jackie got the job, how would that affect you?Logic and reason
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