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in theory meaning

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WIn Theory
  • In Theory might refer to one of the following:
  • "In Theory" (Star Trek: The Next Generation), an episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation
  • In Theory (band), an American rock band

    Definition of in theory in English Dictionary

  • PrepositionSUF-ory
    1. Theoretically.
      1. That's fine in practice, but will it work in theory?
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • The boss let me off for breaking the office window, when in theory she could have fined me about 30 dollars for the break.
    2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
      • That's fine in practice, but will it work in theory?
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Phrases
      • Prepositional phrases
      • Prepositions
        • Prepositional phrases
      Source: Wiktionary

      Meaning of in theory for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this idiom "in theory" is a phrase, more specifically, a prepositional phrase. It's also a preposition, more specifically, a prepositional phrase.
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