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Although given as a hypothetical situation, if such an incident were to happen, not to search the individual would be a neglect of duty. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Although given as a hypothetical situation, if such an incident were to happen, not to search the individual would be a neglect of duty. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They focus on the practicalities they know rather than hypothetical possibilities. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Forget about the hypothetical risks of a human bird flu epidemic or terror attacks on cinemas. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The question is hypothetical but necessary. Times, Sunday Times (2011)That is a very hypothetical question. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Or consider the following hypothetical situation. The Making of Neoclassical Economics (1990)It's one of those historical hypothetical questions. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It's becoming less and less a hypothetical question. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Carefully qualify your answers to "hypothetical' questions. How to Face Interviews (1981)At present it's a hypothetical question. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Ask some hypothetical questions, shy of detail. Times, Sunday Times (2015)If the question became real rather than hypothetical, that might change. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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British English: hypothetical ADJECTIVE
If something is hypothetical, it is based on possible ideas or situations rather than actual ones.
…a purely hypothetical question.
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