Definition of "paribus" []

  • Other things being equal (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "paribus" in a sentence
  • "In economics, the term "ceteris paribus" is usually pronounced with a hard "c" and a long next "a": kay'tur-ees pah'ree-boos."
  • "That assumption that nothing else matters ceteris paribus is a REALLY big one in economics."
  • "I myself have been told I could have taken up any of the above professions successfully, save perhaps for football coach; and I suppose that, ceteris paribus, that is true."
  • "Ceteris paribus, people with no friends in a congregation are 7 percentage points more likely to switch congregations than someone with more than ten friends."
  • "But, of course, the Law of Supply and Demand applies ceteris paribus (all else being equal)."