concerned primarily with theories or hypotheses rather than practical considerations
concerned with theories rather than their practical applications
Of or relating to theory; abstract; not empirical.
pertaining to theory; depending on, or confined to, theory or speculation; speculative; terminating in theory or speculation: not practical; as, theoretical learning; theoretic sciences
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'theoretical' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3184
Rank popularity for the word 'theoretical' in Adjectives Frequency: #442
The numerical value of theoretical in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of theoretical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
All we have got is a set of theoretical possibilities.
Structural solutions rather than theoretical ones seem to be the order of the day.
We are of the view it is high time to go from theoretical debates to practical discussion.
You can make the world’s flu vaccine in a week instead of a year. And by the way, this is no longer theoretical.
Practical knowledge is always surrounded by questions while theoretical knowledge always surrounded by success !!!
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- teòricCatalan, Valencian
- सैद्धान्तिक, इल्मी, सैद्धांतिकHindi
- teorik, kuramsalTurkish
- علمی, نظریاتیUrdu
- teorik, teorodikVolapük
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