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theoreticallyadverb

uk   us   /θɪəˈretɪkəli/
used to say what is possible, although it may not actually ​happen: Theoretically, ​employees could be ​liable for the whole ​amount. Stock can theoretically be ​bought from one ​marketmaker and ​sold to another at an immediate ​profit.
in a way that ​relates to ​ideas and theories rather than practical ​actions: The ​research will first ​examine the ​ideas theoretically.
(Definition of theoretically from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “theoretically”
in Arabic نَظرِيّا…
in Korean 이론적으로, 이론상으로…
in Portuguese teoricamente…
in Catalan en teoria…
in Japanese 理論上では…
in Chinese (Simplified) 理论上…
in Turkish kuramsal olarak, teorik olarak, görünüşe bakılırsa…
in Russian теоретически…
in Chinese (Traditional) 理論上…
in Italian teoricamente…
in Polish teoretycznie…
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