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existing only in concept and not in reality

presumed to be true, real, or genuine, especially on inconclusive grounds

Synonyms for hypothetical

a hypothetical possibility, circumstance, statement, proposal, situation, etc.

based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence

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A hypothetical increase of the base case PD by 50%, ceteris paribus, would lead to a downgrade of the Class A Notes to AA (sf).
Hypothetical scenario 1: Highly unlikely at this stage
For more than two years, Facebook's public disclosures presented the risk of misuse of user data as merely hypothetical when Facebook knew that a third-party developer had actually misused Facebook user data.
Erika Garcia, M.P.H., Ph.D., from the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, and colleagues used data from three successive cohorts recruited from the same nine communities in southern California during a 20-year span (1993 to 2014) to estimate the incidence of asthma using G-computation under hypothetical air pollution exposure scenarios targeting nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and particulate matter <2.5 [micro]m (PM2.5) in separate interventions.
"We also identified two hypothetical stress scenarios, described in the Appendix below.
S and P said that the GCC banking systems should be able to absorb foreign funding outflows without government support in its hypothetical 'modest' stress scenario.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- A Qadir-class submarine of the Iranian Navy for the first time during naval wargames fired an anti-ship cruise missile at hypothetical enemy targets in the Southern waters of the country on Sunday.
GEORGIA HUMPHREYS chats to the comic, and co-host James Acaster, to find out what to expect from Hypothetical TAKE two teams of comedians, throw them a series of ridiculous hypothetical scenarios, and what do you get?
You don't want it to just be a load of blokes sitting around, do you, at the end of the day?" | Hypothetical starts on Dave, on Wednesday, February 6, at 10pm, and catch-up on UKTV Play.
'My question is purely hypothetical. You are summoned by the Commander-in-Chief, one-on-one, no other officer of the (Armed Forces of the Philippines) is present, you're asked to support a military junta, how would you react?' Lacson asked.
It should be noted that a spokesperson for Memorial Sloan Kettering said that the computer was fed hypothetical situations and the treatment was not used on a real patient.
Josh Widdicombe and James Acaster will test two teams of comics on their ability to deal with ridiculous hypothetical situations in a Dave gameshow titled Hypothetical.
The most severe hypothetical scenario projects $578 billion in total losses for the 35 participating bank holding companies during the nine quarters tested.
Fitch constructed a hypothetical loan pool reflective of the 2017 U.S.
20 (ANI): Chief Minister Raman Singh on Tuesday said that the allegation made by the Congress party in the state Legislative Assembly that he had invited an associate company of PNB fraud case accused Nirav Modi, to invest in the state were 'baseless and hypothetical'.