Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
theoretical /θiə'retik/ (theoretical) /θiə'retikəl/
  • tính từ
    • (thuộc) lý thuyết; có tính chất lý thuyết
    • (mỉa mai) lý thuyết suông, suông, không thực tế
      • theoretic advice: lời khuyên bảo suông
Concise Dictionary
+concerned primarily with theories or hypotheses rather than practical considerations
+concerned with theories rather than their practical applications

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 hypothetical, conjectural, speculative, untested, unproved, unproven, moot, putative, debatable, supposititious, suppositional:
The theoretical trajectory will take it beyond Uranus.
2 impractical, unrealistic, pure, ideal, abstract, academic:
The suggestion was purely theoretical, since we have no means of carrying it out.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ adjective [usually before noun]
1 concerned with the ideas and principles on which a particular subject is based, rather than with practice and experiment: a theoretical analysis / approach / debate / model + theoretical physics + The first year provides students with a sound theoretical basis for later study.
2 that could possibly exist, happen or be true, although this is unlikely: It's a theoretical possibility.
theoretically adverb: theoretically sound conclusions + It is theoretically possible for him to overrule their decision, but highly unlikely.
Collocation Dictionary


be | remain


highly | purely
This research is purely theoretical.
| largely | rather

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