all else being equal

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all else being equal (not comparable)

  1. (modal) Holding other conditions unchanged; ceteris paribus.
    • 2001, Richard Foley, Intellectual Trust in Oneself and Others‎[1]:
      If I know from the diary that I used to believe P, then all else being equal, this gives me a reason now to believe P.