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Meaning of “theoretical” - Learner’s Dictionary

theoretical

adjective
 
 
/θɪəˈretɪkəl/
IDEAS based on the ideas that relate to a subject, not the practical uses of that subject: theoretical physicsIdeas, concepts and theories
NOT PROVED related to an explanation that has not been provedLogic and reasonIdeas, concepts and theories
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