Meaning of HYPOTHETICAL in English


[ ˌhʌɪpə'θɛtɪk(ə)l ]

■ adjective

1》 based on or serving as a hypothesis.

↘supposed but not necessarily real or true.

2》 Logic denoting or containing a proposition of the logical form if p then q .

■ noun a ~ proposition or statement.


~ly adverb

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