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 for theoretic
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Theoretic \The`o*ret"ic\, Theoretical \The`o*ret"ic*al\, a. [Gr.
     ?: cf. L. theoreticus, F. th['e]or['e]tique.]
     Pertaining to theory; depending on, or confined to, theory or
     speculation; speculative; terminating in theory or
     speculation: not practical; as, theoretical learning;
     theoretic sciences. -- The`o*ret"ic*al*ly, adv.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: concerned primarily with theories or hypotheses rather
             than practical considerations; "theoretical science"
             [syn: theoretical, theoretic] [ant: empiric,

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