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hypothetical

adjective assumed, conjectural, imaginary, make-believe, opinabilis, pretended, speculative, supposed, suppositional, suppositive, unreal, unverifiable
Associated concepts: hypothetical controversy, hypothetical facts, hypothetical issue, hypothetical pleading, hypothetiial question, speculation
See also: conditional, debatable, disputable, moot, nonexistent, speculative, theoretical
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RBS's Tier 1 leverage ratio under the hypothetical adverse scenario would have been 3.
As Hodges explains, "We added the ability to quickly setup, modify, and run hypothetical trade scenarios including buys and sells across multiple portfolios.
According to Ajzen and colleagues (Ajzen, Brown, and Carvajal 2004; Ajzen and Sexton 1999), a real situation activates beliefs about a certain behavior that are different from the beliefs activated in a hypothetical situation.
The five tasks included listing the hypothetical results of a series of 12 coin flips so that they would "look random to somebody else," guessing which card would appear when selected from a randomly shuffled deck, and listing the hypothetical results of 10 rolls of a die -- "the kind of sequence you'd get if you really rolled a die.
Instead of only making judgments about hypothetical mothers in hypothetical vignettes, the current study evaluated how the social reaction of real-life maternal discipline factors into children's judgments of both the maternal discipline itself and the nature of the transgression.
In these cases, determining whether gain or loss from a hypothetical sale is subject to federal income tax is done by looking at the tax treatment of the gain or loss in the hands of the grantors, the partners, or the S corporation shareholders.
As long as the truce does not help implement the terms (of the United Nations resolution), all dates for the resumption of negotiations remain hypothetical," Syrian opposition official George Sabra told Arabic news channel Arabiya al-Hadath.
Articles often report more than one experimental study or hypothetical survey.
In the second section, I advance one version of moderate hypothetical intentionalism as a positive alternative.
Hypothetical tax is not an actual tax that is remitted to a tax authority, but held by the employer and used in the tax equalization summary and final calculation.
A week away from graduation, bits and pieces of Higgs's life start to unravel, starting when his girlfriend asks him if he would give her one of his kidneys--the "kidney hypothetical.
On appeal, Redding Life Care argued, in part, that the court erred by relying on the town's use of hypothetical conditions.