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theoretically

adverb uk   /θɪəˈret.ɪ.kəl.i/  us   /ˌθiː.əˈret̬-/
C2 in a way that obeys some rules but is not likely: It is theoretically possible.
Translations of “theoretically”
in Korean 이론적으로, 이론상으로…
in Arabic نَظرِيّا…
in Portuguese teoricamente…
in Catalan en teoria…
in Japanese 理論上では…
in Italian teoricamente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 理論上…
in Russian теоретически…
in Turkish kuramsal olarak, teorik olarak, görünüşe bakılırsa…
in Chinese (Simplified) 理论上…
in Polish teoretycznie…
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