Definitions of on paper:
  • adverb:   as described in contrast to as practiced
    Example: "On paper, this looks like a good idea"
  • adverb:   as written or printed
    Example: "This is exactly what the composer had set down on paper"
  • adverb:   according to the assumed facts
    Example: "On paper the candidate seems promising"

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