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existing only in concept and not in reality

concerned primarily with theories rather than practical matters

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concerned primarily with theories or hypotheses rather than practical considerations

concerned with theories rather than their practical applications

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The staff of the Cambridge Observatory place themselves entirely at their disposal in respect of all questions of theoretical astronomy; and herewith add their congratulations to those of all the rest of America.
The theoretical argument for adopting the hypothesis is that it simplifies the statement of the laws according to which events happen in our experience.
Their knowledge was theoretical and their self-assurance unbounded.
Her knowledge of love was purely theoretical, and she conceived of it as lambent flame, gentle as the fall of dew or the ripple of quiet water, and cool as the velvet-dark of summer nights.
There was no room in their theoretical social evolution for an oligarchy, therefore the Oligarchy could not be.
I had a theoretical reverence and homage for beauty, elegance, gallantry, fascination; but had I met those qualities incarnate in masculine shape, I should have known instinctively that they neither had nor could have sympathy with anything in me, and should have shunned them as one would fire, lightning, or anything else that is bright but antipathetic.
My theoretical and his practical knowledge together could not have failed.
In Marseilles they make half the fancy toilet soap we consume in America, but the Marseillaise only have a vague theoretical idea of its use, which they have obtained from books of travel, just as they have acquired an uncertain notion of clean shirts, and the peculiarities of the gorilla, and other curious matters.
No breeder doubts how strong is the tendency to inheritance: like produces like is his fundamental belief: doubts have been thrown on this principle by theoretical writers alone.
Having used cultural historical activity theory as a theoretical framework in several research projects in school, Posthold finds that the theory has both a theoretical foundation and well-developed models that are good tools for collective change processes.
SHAH Abdul Latif University (SALU), Khairpur, besides the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE), Larkana, has authority to monitor BSc theoretical and practical examinations in various degree colleges in Larkana that includes Jacobabad district as well.
Dr Malik's book is the first work on theories of International Relations by a Pakistani author and develops an original theoretical approach by engaging in post-Cold War and post-9/11 academic discourses.
September 9, 2013), was a renowned and prominent Pakistani theoretical physicist and an eminent scientist, specializing in high-energy physics and nuclear physics.
Such a broad scope of practice necessitates a theoretical foundation that is anchored in the concept of human competence.
In contrast, the authors foreground four current theoretical frameworks: New Literacy Studies (literacy as social practice), Critical Literacy (literacy as political practice), New Technologies and Literacy (literacy as technology-mediated practice) and Sociocultural-Historical theory (literacy as changing cultural/historical participation), that underpin the subsequent chapters of this book.
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